Jamaica’s Olympic Games Medal Haul: Men vs Women

Some of us may still be experiencing a few Olympic withdrawal symptoms, but the Rio 2016 Games are now a sweet memory and we have four more years to wait until Tokyo 2020.

Jamaica reproduced its second best ever medal haul, tying the count from Beijing, China in 2008 – six gold, three silver and two bronze. Yesterday, we broke down the country’s 78 by colour and looked at our best performances. Today, we do a little ‘battle of the sexes.’ Who has won more medals for Jamaica – men or women? Find out below:

men v women


Tracey-Ann Wisdom is a freelance writer and editor based in Kingston, Jamaica. You can find her online at www.writtenbytracey.com.