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Jockey Jamie Kermond tests positive for Cocaine. His wife Jamie Winning-Kermond is yet to address the news. Continue to know more.
Jamie Kermond is an Australian Equistrian. He has tested positive for Cocaine and is provisionally suspended from the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Jamie represented the team in the past three World Equestrian Games. He has also won the Australian National Championships in 2018.
Undoubtedly, one of the best young Equestrians is set to miss his first Olympics. Here are some more details we know about the horse rider.
Jamie Kermond Wife Jamie Winning Kermond
Jamie Kermond’s wife Jamie Winning-Kermond, shares his name and passion for showjumping.
His spouse is also an equestrian. She is a showjumper who has ridden 11 horses in her 15 years of career.
However, she started her professional career as a showjumper in 2004 riding BK Black Jack.
On September 29, 2009, she won her last Tulara Windstorm Competition.
Currently, she is ranked at the position of 1,498 and her career-best is 985, which she achieved in 2014.
Moreover, she was named the New South Wales Youn Rider in 2009 and the Young Australian Rider of the year in 2012.
The couple together shares a son named Hudson. They currently reside in the Hawkesbury region of Sydney.
Jamie Kermond Age
Jamie Kermond’s age is 26 years old as of July 2021.
He was born in the year 1985 and his birthday is on June 23. According to astrology, he belongs to the Gemini sign.
Furthermore, his birthplace is Warrnambool, Victoria.
Jamie Kermond Wikipedia Explored
Jamie Kermond is on Wikipedia.
The showjumper has represented Australia in international competition since the age of 21.
Jamie Kermond’s horse is Napa. Reports suggest that it is already in Japan, while Kermond misses the tournament just before 2 days.
In 2014, Jamie with Napa placed 4th in the CSI5 Grand Prix.
Previously, Kermond and Yandoo Oaks Constellation were announced to be in the Olympics.
The equestrian is on Instagram with the username “jamiekermond”. He has managed to get 1.6 thousand followers to date.
Jamie Kermond, an equestrian athlete from Australia, was provisionally suspended after testing positive for cocaine. He was set to participate in the show jumping event in what would be his first Olympics appearance. https://t.co/tL39gGSzMd
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 21, 2021
Drugs Scandal & Cocaine Drama
Jamie Kermond was found a positive A-sample for a metabolite of cocaine.
The test conducted by Sports Integrity Australia in June announced the news on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Drugs are prohibited under Australian and World Anti Doping laws.
However, Equestrian Australia issued a statement saying Kermond would be offered support following his suspension.