McLeod and Atkinson win Sportsman and Sportswoman Awards

Omar McLeod and Alia Atkinson were named RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year respectively for 2017 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Friday.

This is the first time that Mcleod is being the recipieint of the men’s award while Atkinson was taking her second title, having done so in 2014.

Usain Bolt was the runner-up to the Sportsman of the Year while Ristananna Tracey was the runner-up for the Sportswoman of the Year. Since 2001, in the male category, 15 of the 17 Sportsman of the Year recipients have come from the discipline of track and field.




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