Barbados Olympic Association Inc.

Akela Jones

Fast Facts

Date of birth

May 22, 1995

Age

22

Sports

Athletics

Games

Rio Olympics 2016

Biography

Akela Jones made her first national team at the age of 8 at the Caribbean Primary School Championships winning the long jump and 4×100 relay. Akela’s first junior win came at 12 at the CARIFTA games in St. Kitts where she won silver in the U17 High Jump. At her debut NACAC games in Santo Domingo she won two silver medals in the Long Jump and High Jump respectively.

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