Jamaican Sprinter and former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell’s statue will be unveiled at the National Stadium on Sunday, February 9 at 4:00 pm.
Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, announced move forward of plans to erect a monument in his honour at Independence Park at the National Stadium.
Asafa and his wife, Alyshia, signed off on the maquette during a recent call on Minister Grange.
The Powells remarked that the sculptor got the details “just right.”
The bronze statue, to the scale of one and quarter life-size is the last of four statues that were commissioned as part of the Jamaica 55 Legacy Programme.
The statues of Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce and Veronica Campbell Brown have been completed and installed.