Jamaica at the Olympics

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Jamaica at the Olympics is a history which began in 1948.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Jamaica is JAM.[1]


Teams from Jamaica have been in every Summer Olympic Games since then. In 1960, Jamaican athletes competed as part of the West Indies Federation team. Jamaica has also been in the Winter Olympic Games since 1988. The Jamaica national bobsled team has achieved some fame.

Jamaica has won 61 medals, with all but one medal won in athletics. Most of the medals have been for individual and relay sprint events.

The National Olympic Committee for Jamaica is the Jamaica Olympic Association, and was formed in 1936.

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srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Jamajka na Olimpijskim igrama