A year in sport ...highlights and lowpoints for Jamaican sport 2016


December 31, 2016
@Normal:Alia Atkinson is poised on the edge of the pool after competing in the heats of the women's 100m breastroke at the Aquatics Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sunday. Atkinson finished last in the final.
AP Vasyl Lomachenko (left) of Ukraine, hits Nicholas Walters, of Jamaica, during a WBO junior lightweight title boxing match on Saturday, November 26 in Las Vegas. Walters surrendered in the eighth round.
Ian Allen/Photographer Omar Walker aboard Seeking My Dream winning the second running of the Diamond Mile at Caymanas Park.
AP Jamaica's Omar McLeod (centre) crosses the finish line to win the men's 60-metre hurdles final during the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Portland, Oregon. France's Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (right) finished second and France's Dimitri Bascou finished third.
The Netherlands' Dafne Schippers (left) and Jamaica's Elaine Thompson during the women's 60-metre sprint at the World Indoor Athletics Championships. Thompson finished second in the final behind Schippers. (AP Photo)
@Normal:Usain Bolt wins his third gold medal of the Rio Olympics as he anchors the Jamaica 4x100m team to victory.
@Normal:Elaine Thompson grits her teeth and finds something extra to outlast her great rival, the Netherlands' Dafne Schippers, and win the women's 200m final.
@Normal:Gymnast Toni-Ann Williams in full flight while competing at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
@Normal:Jamaica's Cory Burke (right) and Haiti's Jerome Mechack back out of a collision after challenging for the ball, while Jamaica's Jobi McAnuff (right) and Haiti's Arcus Carlens look on during the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying football match at the National Stadium on Tuesday, September 6. Haiti won 2-0.
@Normal:Members of the victorious Sunshine Girls, who defeated England 2-1 in a three-match series in England, pose for pictures along with members of their management team at the Norman Manley International Airport shortly after arriving in the island.
Jamaica's Omar McLeod (centre) as he won gold at the Olympic Games in Rio 2016.

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