Kirani James

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Kirani James
Kirani James Daegu 2011.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Banner o Grenada Grenada
Born 1 September 1992 (1992-09-01) (age 21)
Gouyave, Saunt John, Grenada
Residence Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S.
Hicht 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Wicht 66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
Sport Runnin
Event(s) Sprint
College team Alabama Crimson Tide
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

200 m: 20.41 (El Paso 2011)

400 m: 43.94 (Lunnon 2012)

Kirani James (born 1 September 1992) is a Grenadian sprinter who specializes in the 200 an 400 metres. He is the reignin 400 metres world champion as well as the reignin Olympic champion, winnin the 400 metres at Lunnon 2012.[1] This was Grenada's first Olympic medal.[2]

Personal bests[eedit | eedit soorce]

Event Time (seiconts) Venue Date Ref
200 metres (ootdoor) 20.41 El Paso, Texas, Unitit States 16 Aprile 2011 [3]
200 metres (indoor) 20.58 Albuquerque, New Mexico, Unitit States 21 Januar 2011 [4][5]
400 metres (ootdoor) 43.94 London, Unitit Kinrick 6 August 2012
400 metres (indoor) 44.80 Fayetteville, Arkansas, Unitit States 27 Februar 2011 [6]

Achievements[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representin Banner o Grenada Grenada
2007 CARIFTA Games (U-17) Providenciales, Turks an Caicos Islands 6t 200 m 22.10   (1.2 m/s)
1st 400 m 47.86
Warld Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 2nt 400 m 46.96 PB
2008 CARIFTA Gemmes (U-17) Basseterre, Saunt Kitts an Nevis 1st 200 m 21.38   (2.0 m/s)
1st 400 m 47.87
Warld Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 2nt 400 m 45.70
Commonwealth Youth Gemmes Pune, India 1st 400 m 46.66
2009 CARIFTA Gemmes (U-20) Vieux Fort, Saunt Lucia DQ (h) 200 m
1st 400 m 45.45 CR
DQ (h) 4x100 m relay
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:11.93
Warld Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 1st 200 m 21.05   (-0.9 m/s)
1st 400 m 45.24
2010 CARIFTA Gemmes (U-20) George Town, Cayman Islands 1st 200 m 20.76   (0.8 m/s)
1st 400 m 45.02 CR
2011 Warld Athletics Championships Daegu, Sooth Korea 1st 400 m 44.60
2012 Warld Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 6t 400m 46.21
2012 Simmer Olympics Lunnon 1st 400m 43.94 PB, NR

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Olympics: Kirani James romps to historic 400m gold". Archived from the original on 10 August 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  2. Fordyce, Tom (6 August 2012). "Grenada's Kirani James wins Olympic 400m gold". BBC News. Retrieved 6 August 2012. 
  3. "James and Samoei Headline Track & Field Action on Saturday". www.rolltide.com. 2011-04-16. Retrieved 2011-04-17. 
  4. "200 Metres Results". www.directathletics.com. 21 January 2011. Retrieved 25 January 2011. 
  5. "James Sets School Record in 200 Meters". www.rolltide.com. 21 January 2011. Retrieved 25 January 2011. 
  6. "400 Meters Dash Results". www.flashresults.com. 27 February 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 

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