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 Grant, BunnyBunny Grant Boxing Foster, JoyJoy Foster Table tennis
1962 Kerr, GeorgeGeorge Kerr Athletics DeSouza, MonicaMonica DeSouza Table tennis
1963 Douglas, NoelNoel Douglas Cycling Morris, UnaUna Morris Athletics
1964 Hayles, PercyPercy Hayles Boxing Morris, UnaUna Morris (2) Athletics
1965 Alexander, PhillipPhillip Alexander Swimming Newland, SarahSarah Newland Paralympian
1966 Hendriks, JackieJackie Hendriks Cricket Smith, CarmenCarmen Smith Athletics
1967 Morgan, OctaviusOctavius Morgan Paralympian DeSouza, MonicaMonica DeSouza (2) Table tennis
1968 Haslam, OrvilleOrville Haslam Table tennis Noble, FrancesFrances Noble Swimming
1969 Nash, PaulPaul Nash Swimming Reid, AudreyAudrey Reid Athletics
1970 Quarrie, DonaldDonald Quarrie Athletics Neufville, MarilynMarilyn Neufville Athletics
1971 Quarrie, DonaldDonald Quarrie (2) Athletics Neufville, MarilynMarilyn Neufville (2) Athletics
1972 Rowe, LawrenceLawrence Rowe Cricket Reid, AudreyAudrey Reid (2) Athletics
1973 Foster, MauriceMaurice Foster Cricket Bruce, AndreaAndrea Bruce Athletics
1974 Rowe, LawrenceLawrence Rowe (2) Cricket Phillips, BelindaBelinda Phillips Swimming
1975 Quarrie, DonaldDonald Quarrie (3) Athletics Bruce, AndreaAndrea Bruce (2) Athletics
1976 Quarrie, DonaldDonald Quarrie (4) Athletics Latty-Scott, VivalynVivalyn Latty-Scott Cricket
1977 Quarrie, DonaldDonald Quarrie (5) Athletics Blake, HelenHelen Blake Athletics
1978 McCallum, MikeMike McCallum Boxing Hodges, LeleithLeleith Hodges Athletics
1979 Weller, DavidDavid Weller Cycling Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey Athletics
1980 Weller, DavidDavid Weller (2) Cycling Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey (2) Athletics
1981 Cameron, BertlandBertland Cameron Athletics Pusey, JacquelineJacqueline Pusey Athletics
1982 Cameron, BertlandBertland Cameron (2) Athletics Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey (3) Athletics
1983 Cameron, BertlandBertland Cameron (3) Athletics Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey (4) Athletics
1984 McCallum, MikeMike McCallum (2) Boxing Ottey-Page, MerleneMerlene Ottey-Page (5) Athletics
1985 McCallum, MikeMike McCallum (3) Boxing Ottey-Page, MerleneMerlene Ottey-Page (6) Athletics
1986 McCallum, MikeMike McCallum (4) Boxing Jackson, GraceGrace Jackson Athletics
1987 McCallum, MikeMike McCallum (5) Boxing Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey (7) Athletics
1988 Dujon, JeffJeff Dujon Cricket Jackson, GraceGrace Jackson (2) Athletics
1989 McCallum, MikeMike McCallum (6) Boxing Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey (8) Athletics
1990 McCallum, MikeMike McCallum (7) Boxing Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey (9) Athletics
1991 Patterson, PatrickPatrick Patterson Cricket Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey (10) Athletics
1992 Graham, WinthropWinthrop Graham Athletics Cuthbert, JulietJuliet Cuthbert Athletics
1993 Graham, WinthropWinthrop Graham (2) Athletics Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey (11) Athletics
1994 Adams, JimmyJimmy Adams Cricket Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey (12) Athletics
1995 Beckford, JamesJames Beckford Athletics Ottey, MerleneMerlene Ottey (13) Athletics
1996 Beckford, JamesJames Beckford (2) Athletics Hemmings, DeonDeon Hemmings Athletics
1997 Burton, DeonDeon Burton Association football Freeman, MichelleMichelle Freeman Athletics
1998 Walsh, CourtneyCourtney Walsh Cricket Richards, SandieSandie Richards Athletics
1999 Walsh, CourtneyCourtney Walsh (2) Cricket McDonald, BeverlyBeverly McDonald Athletics
2000 Walsh, CourtneyCourtney Walsh (3) Cricket Hemmings, DeonDeon Hemmings (2) Athletics
Fenton, LorraineLorraine Fenton Athletics
2001 Williams, ChristopherChristopher Williams Athletics Fenton, LorraineLorraine Fenton (2) Athletics
2002 Blackwood, MichaelMichael Blackwood Athletics Foster, BrigitteBrigitte Foster Athletics
2003 Beckford, JamesJames Beckford (3) Athletics Foster, BrigitteBrigitte Foster (2) Athletics
2004 McFarlane, DannyDanny McFarlane Athletics Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown Athletics
2005 Powell, AsafaAsafa Powell Athletics Smith, Trecia-KayeTrecia-Kaye Smith Athletics
2006 Powell, AsafaAsafa Powell (2) Athletics Simpson, SheroneSherone Simpson Athletics
2007 Powell, AsafaAsafa Powell (3) Athletics Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown (2) Athletics
2008 Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt Athletics Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown (3) Athletics
Walker, MelaineMelaine Walker Athletics
2009 Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt (2) Athletics Foster-Hylton, BrigitteBrigitte Foster-Hylton (3) Athletics
2010 Gayle, ChrisChris Gayle Cricket Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown (4) Athletics
2011 Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt (3) Athletics Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown (5) Athletics
2012 Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt (4) Athletics Fraser-Pryce, Shelly-AnnShelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Athletics
2013 Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt (5) Athletics Fraser-Pryce, Shelly-AnnShelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (2) Athletics
2014 Walters, NicholasNicholas Walters Boxing Atkinson, AliaAlia Atkinson Swimming
2015 Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt (6) Athletics Fraser-Pryce, Shelly-AnnShelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (3) Athletics
2016 Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt (7) Athletics Thompson, ElaineElaine Thompson Athletics

See also

References

  • Radio Jamaica
  • 2006 election
  • 2008 election
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