Homeless Former Olympian Talks Life on The Streets
Former Olympian and Jamaican javelin and discus thrower Olivia McKoy, who represented the country at two Olympic Games, is homeless and begging on the streets
Retired since 2008, McKoy won silver medals at the 1999 and 2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships; and bronze at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
She also competed at the 2000 Olympic Games, the 2005 World Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games. Her personal best throw is 61.10 metres, the standing Jamaican Woman’s record, achieved in July 2005 in Nassau, Bahamas.