Swedish athlete maintains strong ties to Jamaican birthplace
Jamaican-born Swedish athlete Austin Hamilton reacts after completing a race at the World Under-20 Championships in Poland recently. (Photo: Collin Reid courtesy of Supreme Ventures and Courts.)
The 19-year-old, who was born in Clarendon before moving to Sweden with his mother Latoya just before he was 11 in 2009, is one of several Jamaicans who are competing for the European country. But unlike most of the others, he maintains strong links to the country of his birth.