Praises for Shericka Jackson!
Jamaica copped another Olympic medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last night when Shericka Jackson finished third in the Women's 400 metres finals with a time of 49.85.
Jackson, running out of lane five, finished behind Bahamas' Shaunae Miller, who won the race, and America's Allyson Felix.
Jamaica's Stephenie-Ann McPherson, who ran in lane eight, finished sixth.
Persons on social media did not run short of congratulatory words for the girls, whom they said did the country proud.
Here is what some had to say:
Andrew Holness: Great Job Shericka Jackson! Bronze in the 400m final! #Jaminate
Portia Simpson Miller: Another medal for Jamaica as Shericka Jackson finishes third in the 400m at Rio Olympics. #Jaminate #Proud.
Julian Robinson: Congrats Shericka Jackson on the bronze, well run race.
Kamina Smith: Greaaaat job Shericka!! Much love and congrats from Jamaica. Much love to Stephanie too!
Troy Wilson: I'm so proud of our bronze medallist Shericka Jackson. She did so well. And Deuce Carter for his epic win in the free heats.
Dane Anderson: Big Congrats to Shericka Jackson. Fantastic effort Team Jamaica.
Nick Martin: Well, congrats to Shericka Jackson on her bronze medal. That was a damn good race.
Kara Powell: Great performance Shericka Jackson. I salute you and all the members of the "Golden League"