Jamaican Sportsperson of the Year

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

List of winners

Year Sportsman of the Year Sportswoman of the Year Ref
Athlete (wins) Sport Athlete (wins) Sport
1961 Bunny Grant Boxing Joy Foster Table tennis
1962 George Kerr Athletics Monica DeSouza Table tennis
1963 Noel Douglas Cycling Una Morris Athletics
1964 Percy Hayles Boxing Una Morris (2) Athletics
1965 Phillip Alexander Swimming Sarah Newland Paralympian
1966 Jackie Hendriks Cricket Carmen Smith Athletics
1967 Octavius Morgan Paralympian Monica DeSouza (2) Table tennis
1968 Orville Haslam Table tennis Frances Noble Swimming
1969 Paul Nash Swimming Audrey Reid Athletics
1970 Donald Quarrie Athletics Marilyn Neufville Athletics
1971 Donald Quarrie (2) Athletics Marilyn Neufville (2) Athletics
1972 Lawrence Rowe Cricket Audrey Reid (2) Athletics
1973 Maurice Foster Cricket Andrea Bruce Athletics
1974 Lawrence Rowe (2) Cricket Belinda Phillips Swimming
1975 Donald Quarrie (3) Athletics Andrea Bruce (2) Athletics
1976 Donald Quarrie (4) Athletics Vivalyn Latty-Scott Cricket
1977 Donald Quarrie (5) Athletics Helen Blake Athletics
1978 Mike McCallum Boxing Leleith Hodges Athletics
1979 David Weller Cycling Merlene Ottey Athletics
1980 David Weller (2) Cycling Merlene Ottey (2) Athletics
1981 Bertland Cameron Athletics Jacqueline Pusey Athletics
1982 Bertland Cameron (2) Athletics Merlene Ottey (3) Athletics
1983 Bertland Cameron (3) Athletics Merlene Ottey (4) Athletics
1984 Mike McCallum (2) Boxing Merlene Ottey-Page (5) Athletics
1985 Mike McCallum (3) Boxing Merlene Ottey-Page (6) Athletics
1986 Mike McCallum (4) Boxing Grace Jackson Athletics
1987 Mike McCallum (5) Boxing Merlene Ottey (7) Athletics
1988 Jeff Dujon Cricket Grace Jackson (2) Athletics
1989 Mike McCallum (6) Boxing Merlene Ottey (8) Athletics
1990 Mike McCallum (7) Boxing Merlene Ottey (9) Athletics
1991 Patrick Patterson Cricket Merlene Ottey (10) Athletics
1992 Winthrop Graham Athletics Juliet Cuthbert Athletics
1993 Winthrop Graham (2) Athletics Merlene Ottey (11) Athletics
1994 Jimmy Adams Cricket Merlene Ottey (12) Athletics
1995 James Beckford Athletics Merlene Ottey (13) Athletics
1996 James Beckford (2) Athletics Deon Hemmings Athletics
1997 Deon Burton Association football Michelle Freeman Athletics
1998 Courtney Walsh Cricket Sandie Richards Athletics
1999 Courtney Walsh (2) Cricket Beverly McDonald Athletics
2000 Courtney Walsh (3) Cricket Deon Hemmings (2) Athletics
Lorraine Fenton Athletics
2001 Christopher Williams Athletics Lorraine Fenton (2) Athletics
2002 Michael Blackwood Athletics Brigitte Foster Athletics
2003 James Beckford (3) Athletics Brigitte Foster (2) Athletics
2004 Danny McFarlane Athletics Veronica Campbell-Brown Athletics
2005 Asafa Powell Athletics Trecia-Kaye Smith Athletics
2006 Asafa Powell (2) Athletics Sherone Simpson Athletics
2007 Asafa Powell (3) Athletics Veronica Campbell-Brown (2) Athletics
2008 Usain Bolt Athletics Veronica Campbell-Brown (3) Athletics
Melaine Walker Athletics
2009 Usain Bolt (2) Athletics Brigitte Foster-Hylton (3) Athletics
2010 Chris Gayle Cricket Veronica Campbell-Brown (4) Athletics
2011 Usain Bolt (3) Athletics Veronica Campbell-Brown (5) Athletics
2012 Usain Bolt (4) Athletics Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Athletics
2013 Usain Bolt (5) Athletics Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (2) Athletics
2014 Nicholas Walters Boxing Alia Atkinson Swimming
2015 Usain Bolt (6) Athletics Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (3) Athletics
2016 Usain Bolt (7) Athletics Elaine Thompson Athletics

See also

References

  • Radio Jamaica
  • 2006 election
  • 2008 election
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