Grenada at the 2012 Simmer Olympics
|Grenada at the|
2012 Simmer Olympics
|NOC||Grenada Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||10 in 3 sports|
|Banner beirer||Kirani James (openin)|
Neisha Bernard-Thomas (closin)
|Simmer Olympics appearances|
Grenada competit at the 2012 Simmer Olympics in Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick frae 27 Julie tae 12 August 2012. This wis the naition's aicht consecutive appearance at the Olympics. Few weeks afore the Gemmes, Grenadian athletes trained at Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre near Horsham, Wast Sussex.
Grenada Olympic Committee sent the naition's lairgest delegation tae the Gemmes, wi a tot o 10 athletes (6 men an 4 weemen), competin in 4 different sports. Taekwondo jin Andrea St. Bernard, who competit for the naition's Olympic debut in her sport, wis the auldest athlete o the team, at age 32. Track runner an warld junior champion Kirani James, the youngest athlete at age 19, wis Grenada's banner bearer at the openin ceremony, an subsequently, acame the naition's first Olympic gowd medallist in its history.
Medallists[eedit | eedit soorce]
|Gowd||Kirani James||Athletics||Men's 400 metres||6 August|
Athletics[eedit | eedit soorce]
Men's 100 m[eedit | eedit soorce]
Paul Williams wis the anly Grenadan participant in the 2012 Olympic Men's 100m sprint event. He participatit in the fift heat o the 4 August qualification match against seiven ether competitors, includin Jamaican finalist Asafa Powell. Williams ran his event in 10.65 seiconts, rankin sevent place. He completit the event 0.61 seiconts slower than Jamaican runner Asafa Powell, who rankit first in the heat. Oweraw, Williams rankit 54t oot o the 65 athletes who rankit in the qualification roond. Ryan Bailey o the Unitit States o Americae, who rankit first in the qualification roond, wis 0.77 seiconts faster than Williams, who did nae advance tae further roonds.
Men's 400 m[eedit | eedit soorce]
Grenada sent twa athletes, Rondell Bartholomew an Kirani James, as pairt o thair delegation tae represent it in the Men's 400m sprint. James wan the kintra's first Olympic gowd in a personal best o 43.94 seiconts. He acomes the aicht fastest man in history ower ane lap an sets a new naitional record. Bartholomew did pull oot o the race, sae he didn't progress tae dae the heat.
Women's 200 m[eedit | eedit soorce]
Grenada sent Janelle Redhead, as pairt o thair delegation tae represent it in the Weemen's 200m sprint. Redhead participated in the seicont heat durin the 6 August qualification roond, rankin third o nine athletes. Redhead earned a time o 23.08 seiconts. Oweraw, Redhead rankit 22t o 57 athletes. She did progress tae the quarterfinals.
Women's 400 m[eedit | eedit soorce]
Records[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Note–Ranks gien for track events are within the athlete's heat anly
- Q = Qualified for the next roond
- q = Qualified for the next roond as a fastest loser or, in field events, bi poseetion withoot achievin the qualifyin target
- NR = Naitional record
- N/A = Roond nae applicable for the event
- Bye = Athlete nae required tae compete in roond
- Track & road events
|Rondell Bartholomew||400 m||DNS||N/A||Did nae advance|
|Kirani James||45.23||1 Q||N/A||44.59||1 Q||43.94|
|Joel Redhead||200 m||21.22||8||N/A||Did nae advance|
|Paul Williams||100 m||BYE||10.65||7||Did nae advance|
- Combined events – Decathlon
|Athlete||Event||100 m||LJ||SP||HJ||400 m||110H||DT||PV||JT||1500 m||Final||Rank|
- Track & road events
|Kanika Beckles||400 m||DNS||Did nae advance|
|Neisha Bernard-Thomas||800 m||2:03.23||6 q||2:00.68||8||Did nae advance|
|Janelle Redhead||200 m||23.08||3 Q||23.51||8||Did nae advance|
Swimming[eedit | eedit soorce]
Esau Simpson wis the sole Grenadan participant in the 2012 Olympic Men's 100 metre freestyle. He participatit in the seicont heat o the 31 Julie qualification roond. Simpson finished his event in 53.26 seiconts, rankin first amang the ether competitors in his heat. Oweraw, Simpson wis rankit 43rd, o the 49 athletes who swam in the qualification roond. As a result, Esau Simpson did nae advance tae ony further roonds o competeetion.
|Esau Simpson||100 m freestyle||53.26||43||Did nae advance|
Taekwondo[eedit | eedit soorce]
Grenanda haes qualified 1 woman.
|Athlete||Event||Roond o 16||Quarterfinals||Semifinals||Repechage||Bronze Medal||Final|
|Andrea St. Bernard||Weemen's −67 kg|| Tatar (TUR)
|Did nae advance|| McPherson (USA)
|Did nae advance|
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Kirani James wins 400, first gold for Grenada". USA Today. 6 August 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012.
- "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
- IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – London 2012 ENTRY STANDARDS (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 4 June 2011
- Men's 100m Freestyle