Athletics in Jamaica

This article is about the athletics in Jamaica from the late 20th century to the present.

In 75 years, Jamaica has won 42 Commonwealth Golds, 14 World Championship Golds and 13 Olympic gold medals in athletics alone. Jamaica has a population of 2.6 million people, making it the 137th most populous country in the world.

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