Jamaica Woo Daegu!
Usain Bolt Winning Men's 200m Final in Daegu - 2011
I assume that by now you would have heard the news, right?
Well, Jamaica certainly made its mark on the South Korean city of Daegu, and by extension Asia and the rest of the world (again) by our athletic performance.
(It is probably in almost every national newspaper today!)
We (a tiny dot on the world map) finished a respectable 4th in the medals tally, copping 9 medals - four gold, four silver and one bronze. That's only behind American (25), Russia (19)& Kenya (17).
And by the way, this included a scintillating world record run (37.04 seconds) by the men's 4 X 100 relay team - the very last event of the 13 IAAF World Athletics Championships 2011.
I can't imagine the organizers hoping for a more fitting end.
That team comprised Nester Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt!
The other gold medals came from the ever dependable Veronica Campbell-Brown (women's 200m), Yohan Blake (men's 100m) and Usain Bolt (men's 200m).
To be in the top 4, even above the great Germany, Britain and China is an amazing feat! Well done Jamaica!
Good time to remind you that Jamaican is not only about the great beaches, beautiful sights, delectable food and the alluring reggae music, we have lots more.... :-)
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