KINGSTON, Jamaica — Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, and sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, were named Jamaica’s Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year yesterday. However, there were several other track & field awards – see list below.

Sportsman of the Year

NOMINEES: Usain Bolt                 Winner
                       Warren Weir              Runner-up
                 Nesta Carter

Sportswoman of the Year

NOMINEES: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce  Winner

Category Awards

ATHLETICS                   Usain Bolt                          Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Special Awards


4x100m Relay (Women) – Gold Medal at World Athletics Championships

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Schillone Calvert, Kerron Stewart, Carrie Russell, Sheri-Ann Brooks           

4x100m Relay (Men) – Gold Medal at World Athletics Championships

Nesta Carter, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmeade, Usain Bolt, Oshane Bailey, Warren Weir

4x400m Relay (Men) – Silver Medal at World Athletics Championships

Rusheen McDonald, Edino Steele, Omar Johnson, Javon Francis, Javere Bell

World University Games

Rasheed Dwyer – Silver Medal, 200m at World University Games

Nicholas Maitland – Bronze Medal, 400m at World University Games

Anastacia Leroy – Bronze Medal, 400m at World University Games

Danielle Williams – Bronze Medal, 100m Hurdles at World University Games

World Youth Athletics Championships 

Yanique Thompson – Gold Medal 100m Hurdles

Martin Manley – Gold Medal 400m

Jaheel Hyde – Gold Medal 110m Hurdles

Marvin Williams – Gold Medal 400m Hurdles

Michael O’Hara – Gold Medal 200m

Medley Relay Gold Medal – Waseem Williams, Michael O’Hara, Okeen Williams, Martin Manley

Tiffany James – Bronze Medal – 400m

Christoff Bryan – Bronze Medal High Jump



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