#RioGoldRush: Campbell-Brown, O'Dayne Richards named J'can team captains
Jamaican sprint legend Veronica Campbell-Brown and leading shot put standout O'Dayne Richards have been named captains for Jamaica's track and field team at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The decision was made after a lengthy team meeting inside the Olympic Village Saturday night.
Campbell-Brown is one of Jamaica's most decorated athletes in history with seven Olympic medals, including three gold medals and 11 World Championship medals.
IN PHOTO: O'Dayne Richards
Richards has lifted Jamaica's standing in the field event after winning a bronze medal at last year's World Championships in Beijing, China.
He is the national record holder with a mark of 21.69m.
- Andre Lowe