Jamaica’s sprint queen, Veronica Campbell-Brown, and world 100-metre champion Yohan Blake, won the female and male athletes of the year awards yesterday afternoon at the Scotiabank-sponsored Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Golden Cleats Awards ceremony, held at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel in St. Andrew. This was the second consecutive year that Campbell-Brown was winning the coveted award which was established in 2006.
Other winners at the event were:
- Glen Mills (Racers Track Club head coach) – Coach of the Year
- Travis Smikle (national junior discus champion) – Special Howard Aris Award aimed at recognising athletes who have excelled in field and non-traditional events
Posted: December 10th, 2011 | Filed under: General | Tags: Glen Mills 2011, Travis Smikle 2011, Travis Smikle Award, Veronica Campbell Brown, Veronica Campbell-Brown 2011, Yohan Blake, Yohan Blake 2011 | 1 Comment »