The Jamaica Olympic Association launches Jamaica’s participation at Commonwealth Games 2022
The Jamaica Olympic Association on Monday staged its official launch of Jamaica’s participation at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
The event scheduled from July 28 to August 8 will see Jamaica for the first time competing in 17 sporting disciplines…. Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Diving, Gymnastics, Judo, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Para-Athletics, Rugby, Squash, Swimming, Triathlon, Table Tennis, Wrestling and Weightlifting.
The President of the Jamaica Olympic Christopher Samuda, speaking with IRIE FM sports, expressed his confidence in the ability of the management team to overcome any potential logistical challenge. ” Indeed I am full of confidence in the ability our team to lead and to sort out any logistical challenge that may arise, leading up to and at the Games, which will be staged in the city in England where there is a heavy Jamaican population” .
The management team led by Chef – de Mission Rudolph Spied includes Martin Lyn…..President of the ASAJ….Aquatic Sports Federation of Jamaica, Elaine Hayden, Secretary General of the Rowing Association of Jamaica, and Kaydean Webley, Paralympic Association Games Manager.
The team is further completed by Horane Brown……President of the Jamaica Lawn Bowls Association and Wayne Thompson Secretary General of the Jamaica Teqball Association.