Jamaica’s women performed admirably at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon, held in July. Based on the sport’s regulatory committee, Jamaica came out on top in the women’s track national rankings for 2022. The rankings were based on the data from the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon
Despite losing to the US in the final of the 4x100m relay, Jamaica’s women topped the rankings, led by individual victories from Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson.
Fraser-Pryce guided Jamaica to a 1-2-3 finish in the 100m at the championships. Shericka Jackson won the silver and Elaine Thompson-Herah, the bronze medal.
Shericka Jackson transformed in the 200m achieving a championship record of 21.45, the second fastest time in history. Fraser-Pryce won silver. Thompson-Herah finished seventh.
Rushell Clayton was placed sixth in the 400m final for hurdles, dominated by Sydney McLaughlin of the United States breaking the world record (50.68).
According to the data, the Jamaican athletes finished first with 75 points, followed by the United States in second place with 74 points, and Ethiopia in third place with 60 points, in accordance with the World Athlete statistics.
Additionally, the top ten female athletes were among the United Kingdom (39 points), Kenya (39 points), the Netherlands (20 points), Nigeria (13 points), Kazakhstan (12 points), the Bahamas (10 points), and lastly the Dominican Republic (10 points).
Jamaica placed third nevertheless with 10 medals, including two golds, seven silvers, and one bronze. The female athletes swept the majority of the medals, with the men earning one silver medal in the 4x400m finals.