Jamaica will be in track and field competition at the 2024 Olympic Games at the Stade De France on August 2
Jamaica will bow into action in the track and field competition at the 2024 Olympic Games at the Stade De France on August 2.
This is one day after the start of athletics competition at the showpiece event which will open with the men’s and women’s 20 kilometres race walk on August 1
The marquee women’s and men’s 100 metres finals are due to be held on back-to-back days on august 3 and 4, respectively, and the men’s and women’s marathons are scheduled for August 10 and 11.
Meanwhile sporting competition at the Paris 2024 Olympics is set to begin with football and rugby sevens action on July 24, two days prior to the opening ceremony.
Rugby Sevens has featured at the games since RIO 2016, but this marks the first time it is scheduled to begin prior to the official opening.
Twelve men’s matches are due to take place at the Stade De France on July 24, and a further 12 including the men’s quarter-finals on July 25.
Competition then takes a break for the opening ceremony on July 26, before the men’s semi-finals and medal matches are due to be held on July 27.
A further six sports are also set to feature medal events on that day – the men’s and women’s cycling time trials, Judo, Fencing, Diving, Swimming, Shooting and skateboarding.
The mixed team 10 metres air rifle shooting final is set to be the first medal event of Paris 2024 at the national shooting Centre in Châteauroux.
The last medal event of the Olympics is the women’s basketball final, scheduled for August 11 at the French capital’s arena Bercy.