|l to r: Kaliese Spencer - Jamaican hurdles champion, Nesta Carter – Olympic relay gold medalist, Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, Asafa Powell - Olympic relay gold medalist, and Carmelita Jeter.|
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Jamaica's athletes team up for Zenani
World leading athletes have given their support to the Zenani Mandela Campaign to protect children on the roads at a high profile international track and field event in Kingston, Jamaica. At a Zenani Campaign event for the UN Decade of Action on 4 May, top Jamaican athletes including Olympic 100m champion Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce and Asafa Powell gave their support, together with US 100m world champion Carmelita Jeter, currently the fastest woman in the world. The athletes wore the black and white Zenani wristbands in support of the campaign. The Jamaican Prime Minister, Portia Simpson-Miller, also gave her support to the Zenani Campaign. For more see the Make Roads Safe campaign.