Jamie Adjetey-Nelson

Name: Jamie Adjetey-Nelsonjamie-adjetey-nelson-headshot
Sport: Athletics
Hometown: Windsor, ON
Nickname: Ninja, Ninjetey

Favorite Sports Memory: OFSAA 2001 and 2002 Winning the 4×1 and 4×4 with the same 4 guys.

How you got involved in your sport: Through school, my teacher encouraged me to join club track and field. I made the it to the Royal Canadian Legion Championships and I knew from there I wanted to be an Olympian

The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: After watching my friend Trevor Snyder compete and tell stories of competing for Canada I knew I wanted to be a part of representing my country.

Favorite Quote: “Prepare!!”

CAN Fund Testimonial: As I move closer toward the 2012 Olympics the CAN FUND allows me to focus that much more on my training so I can be at the of my game when I need to be.

Best Result: 2010 Commonwealth Games Gold Medal Decathlon

Fun Facts: When I need to calm down I dance.

Website: www.jamieadjeteynelson.ca