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Jamaica Sportsperson of the year

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Jamaica Sportsperson of the year

The Jamaica Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year is an annual election, organised by the Carreras Sports Foundation, which honours outstanding achievement(s) in sport by Jamaican athletes during the previous year.


Year Men's Winner Women's Winner
1961 George Grant Joy Foster
1962 George Kerr Monica Desouza
1963 Noel Douglas Una Morris
1964 Percy Hayles Una Morris
1965 Phillip Alexander Sarah Newland
1966 Jackie Hendriks Carmen Smith
1967 Octavius Morgan Monica Desouza
1968 Orville Haslam Frances Noble
1969 Paul Nash Monica Desouza
1970 Donald Quarrie Marilyn Neufville
1971 Donald Quarrie Marilyn Neufville
1972 Lawrence Rowe Audrey Reid
1973 Maurice Foster Andrea Bruce
1974 Lawrence Rowe Belinda Phillips
1975 Donald Quarrie Andrea Bruce
1976 Donald Quarrie Vivalyn Latty-Scott
1977 Donald Quarrie Helen Blake
1978 Mike McCallum Leleith Hodges
1979 David Weller Merlene Ottey
1980 David Weller Merlene Ottey
1981 Bertland Cameron Jacquline Pusey
1982 Bertland Cameron Merlene Ottey
1983 Bertland Cameron Merlene Ottey
1984 Mike McCallum Merlene Ottey-Page
1985 Mike McCallum Merlene Ottey-Page
1986 Mike McCallum Grace Jackson
1987 Mike McCallum Merlene Ottey
1988 Jeff Dujon Grace Jackson
1989 Mike McCallum Merlene Ottey
1990 Mike McCallum Merlene Ottey
1991 Patrick Patterson Merlene Ottey
1992 Winthrop Graham Juliet Cuthbert
1993 Winthrop Graham Merlene Ottey
1994 Jimmy Adams Merlene Ottey
1995 James Beckford Merlene Ottey
1996 James Beckford Deon Hemmings
1997 Deon Burton Michelle Freeman
1998 Courtney Walsh Sandie Richards
1999 Courtney Walsh Beverly McDonald
2000 Courtney Walsh Deon Hemmings / Lorraine Graham
2001 Christopher Williams Lorraine Fenton
2002 Michael Blackwood Brigitte Foster
2003 James Beckford Brigitte Foster
2004 Danny McFarlane Veronica Campbell-Brown
2005 Asafa Powell Trecia-Kaye Smith
2006 Asafa Powell Sherone Simpson
2007 Asafa Powell Veronica Campbell-Brown
2008 Usain Bolt Veronica Campbell-Brown / Melaine Walker
2009 Usain Bolt Brigitte Foster-Hylton
2010 Christopher Gayle Veronica Campbell-Brown
2011 Usain Bolt Veronica Campbell-Brown
2012 Usain Bolt Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

See also


  • Radio Jamaica
  • 2006 election
  • 2008 election
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