Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser- Pryce head Jamaica’s team to the XV IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, set for August 22-30. Bolt, who won eight World Championships gold medals, two 100m, three 200m and three 4x100m, head the 27-male squad.
Fraser-Pryce, winner of two 100m titles, one 200m and two 4x100m, leads the 26-member female squad. Veronica Campbell-Brown, winner of the 2007 100m title and 2011 200m crown, former World 100m record holder Asafa Powell, 2013 World Championships 200m silver medallist Warren Weir, Hansle Parchment, the Olympic Games 110m hurdles bronze medallist, are also in the team. Sherone Simpson and Kerron Stewart, both 100m silver medal winner at the 2008 Olympic Games, are also on the team to Beijing.