JAMAICA: Jamaica End Rio 2016 With Mile Relay Silver Medals - EntornoInteligente

Entornointeligente.com / RJR News / Jamaica ended the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with 11 medals after securing two silver medals on Saturday’s penultimate day.

The team of Stephanie McPherson, Anniesha McLaughlin-Whilby, Shericka Jackson and Novlene Wiliams-Mills clocked a season’s best 3:20.34 seconds for silver in the women’s 4 X 400 metres relay. The USA posted 3:19.06 to win.

The men’s team of Peter Matthews, Nathan Allen, Fitzroy Dunkley and Javon Francis also rose to the occasion clocking a season’s best 2:58.16 seconds for the silver in the men’s 4 X 400metres relay. The USA were again winners also posting a season’s best 2:57.30 seconds.

The medals on Saturday meant Jamaica ended second overall on the track and field medal table with 6 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze, the joint highest tally of gold medals and the second joint highest overall tally behind the USA with 6 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze. 

The USA amassed 31 medals in track and field including 13 gold, 9 silver and 9 bronze.

 

JAMAICA: Jamaica End Rio 2016 With Mile Relay Silver Medals

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