Team Jamaica Sits In Second Place on Day 8, Here Are The Medalists

#TeamJamaica currently sits in second place on the medal table with eleven medals with more to come at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. The team won six gold, two silver and three bronze medals at the end of Day 8 of the championships, Up 2 golds from Day 7.Here are the medalists:



O’Dayne Richards gave Jamaica its first Shot Put medal at a senior World championships on Day 2! (9)

On that same day, Usain Bolt won gold to retain his 100m World Championship title, his third gold medal in that event. Watch here.

On Day 3, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won gold and made history. She became the 2015 World Champion and the first woman to win the 100m World Champion title 3 times — 2009, 2013 and now 2015! Carmelita Jeter was the World Champion in 2011. (51)

On Day 6, Shericka Jackson won bronze for Jamaica in the Women’s 400m. (9)

Shorty after, Usain Bolt won his fourth 200m World Championship gold medal. This is his tenth World Championship gold medal and title. Watch here. (19)

On Friday, Day 7, Elaine Thompson won the Silver and Veronica Campbell-Brown won the bronze medal in the Women’s 200m. Watch here. (34)

Minutes after the ladies competed in the 200m, Hansle Parchment won the silver medal for Jamaica in the Men’s 110m Hurdles. Watch here.



Minutes later, Danielle Williams won gold in Women’s 100m Hurdles. Watch here.


On Day 8, Jamaica’s Women 4x100m team won gold in 41.07, smashing the Championship Record. Watch here (3)

Shortly after, the Men 4x100m team won gold  in 37.36. Watch here (9)