Body Sports – Director with responsibility: Yvonne Kong

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May 31, 2018

Mrs. Nicole Grant-Brown – President
Ms. Marlene Aldred – Hon Secretary
Address: c/o Sports Development Foundation, 31 Phoenix Ave, Kgn 10
Phone: 1 (876) 371-4339, 539-1408
Email address: dashie2006@yahoo.com; gymnasticsjamaica@gmail.com

Gymnastics is a sport that requires balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance. The movements involved in gymnastics contribute to the development of the arms, legs, shoulders, back, chest and abdominal muscle groups.


The Jamaica Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Association (JABBFA) had its origins in the early the 1940’s as the Jamaica Bodybuilding Association, Montegonian Lloyd Young being the very 1st Mr. Jamaica in 1949. Young, along with Ken Rhino, founded the Jamaica Amateur Bodybuilding Association in 1947 in Jamaica. Lloyd Young’s personal achievements include holder of the lightweight lifting championship title between 1947 and 1951.
Audrie Allwood, President,
Kirk Frankson,1st Vice President, 
Romain Lewis, 2nd Vice President, 
Angella Brown-Johnson, General Secretary