#ReadySetRio: Today’s Olympics schedule for Jamaican athletes

Sports August 12, 2016

Defending 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (file photo)

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Jamaicans began their medal hunt in athletics at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today with Fedrick Dacres the first off the mark in the Men’s Discus Throw in the morning session.

Danniel Thomas is also set to compete in the Women’s shot put in the morning session.

In the evening session, Jamaica’s 400m male cohort will race into action at 7:05 pm local time. Fitzroy Dunkley competes in Heat 1, Javon ‘Donkeyman’ Francis will compete in Heat 3 and Rusheen McDonald will compete in Heat 6.

Daina Levy will don Jamaica’s colours in the Women’s hammer throw while Aubrey Smith and Damar Forbes will compete in the Men’s long jump.

Morning session

Men’s Discus Throw (Qualification Round) 7:30 am

Fedrick Dacres – Group A

Women’s Shot Put (Qualification Round) 8:05 am

Danniel Thomas – Group B

Evening session

Women’s Hammer Throw (Qualification Round) 6:40 pm

Daina Levy – Group A

Men’s 400m (Qualification Round – Heats) 7:05 pm

Fitzroy Dunkley

Javon Francis

Rusheen McDonald

Men’s Long Jump (Qualification Round) 7:20 pm

Aubrey Smith

Damar Forbes

Women’s 100m – (Qualification Round – Heats) 8:40 pm

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce; Elaine Thompson; Christania Williams

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