Kingston - Sprint superstar Usain Bolt is one of three Rio
Olympic gold medallists leading a 59-strong Jamaican team named Monday for next
month's athletics World Championships in London.
Bolt has said he intends to run the 100m and the 4x100m
relay at the worlds, his final event before retiring.
He's one of two reigning world champions, along with sprint
hurdler Danielle Williams, who will be defending titles they won in China two
Elaine Thompson, who won the Olympic Sprint double last year
in Rio, and Omar McLeod - the first man for the Caribbean island to win Olympic
110m hurdles gold - are also in the team published by the Jamaica Athletics
The team also includes sprint hurdler Hansle Parchment, shot
putter O'Dayne Richards and 400m runner Shericka Jackson - all individual medallists
in Beijing two years ago.
Fedrick Dacres, the second ranked male discus thrower in the
world, will attend his second World Championships.