NACAC t-shirtThe North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Area track and field Association members have dominated the Olympic Games over the years.

This time around, NACAC led by its president Victor Lopez, is making the XV IAAF Olympiad a special one, at least for the medal winners.

Lopez confirmed to that each of the region’s most popular sport’s medal winners, will get a t-shirt with the NACAC logo and “NACAC medal winner” inscribed on it.

Jamaica and United States of America are the leading NACAC area countries in track and field.

USA currently leads the medal table with 2 gold and a silver while Jamaica has 1 gold and 1 bronze.

Elaine Thompson won the women’s 100m for Jamaica while Michelle Carter, in the women’s shot put, and Jeff Henderson in the men’s long jump, won for USA.

The Jamaica and USA sprint battle continues tonight, when Jamaicans, Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake go against Justin Gatlin inside the Rio 2016 Olympic Stadium.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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