Jamaica’s senior male and female gymnastics teams are in Colombia for the Pan Am Championships from May 26-28.

The contingent consists of 4 males and 3 females.

The championships are a qualifier for the World Championships in Belgium and the Pan Am Games in Chile later this year.

Nicole Grant, President of the sports’ local governing body, says it’s important that the gymnasts do well if Jamaica is to have any chance of returning to the Olympics for a third straight Games

Grant says Jamaica will have to finish in the top 6 to qualify for the World Championships.

Nicole Grant.