Germain Mason Olympian Dies in Bike Accident along the Norman Manley Highway in Kingston.
Germaine Mason (born January 20, 1983 in Kingston) (Died April 20, 2017) is a Jamaican-born track and field athlete competing in high jump. In 2006, he switched sporting allegiance, and now represents Great Britain. He attended Wolmer’s School in Kingston.
He won silver and bronze medals at the World Junior Championships in 2000 and 2002 respectively, the latter event held in his hometown of Kingston. His first medal at senior level came at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, when he won a gold medal, having achieved a personal best jump of 2.34 metres. He finished fifth at the World Championships the same year.