Grenada at the 2012 Simmer Olympics

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Grenada at the
2012 Simmer Olympics
Flag of Grenada.svg
IOC code GRN
NOC Grenada Olympic Committee
Wabsteid www.grenadaolympic.com
in Lunnon
Competitors 10 in 3 sports
Banner beirer Kirani James (openin)
Neisha Bernard-Thomas (closin)
Medals
Ranked 50t
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 0 1
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.[1]

Medallists[eedit | eedit soorce]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gowd Kirani James Athletics Men's 400 metres 6 August

Athletics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Athletes frae Grenada hae sae far achieved qualifyin staundarts in the followin athletics events (up tae a maximum o 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Staundart, an 1 at the 'B' Staundart):[2][3]

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]

Kanika Beckles wis the anly Grenadan participant in the 2012 Olympic weemen's 400m sprint event. Beckles did nae stairt the race, sae she didn't progress tae dae the heat

Records[eedit | eedit soorce]

Key
  • 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

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Rondell Bartholomew 400 m DNS N/A Did nae advance
Kirani James 45.23 1 Q N/A 44.59 1 Q 43.94 1
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
Kurt Felix Result 11.12 7.63 13.28 2.05 50.17 DNS DNF
Pynts 834 967 684 850 807 0
Weemen
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
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.[4]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
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
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Andrea St. Bernard Weemen's −67 kg  Tatar (TUR)
L 1–5
Did nae advance  McPherson (USA)
L 2–15
Did nae advance

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Kirani James wins 400, first gold for Grenada". USA Today. 6 August 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 
  2. "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  3. IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – London 2012 ENTRY STANDARDS (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 4 June 2011 
  4. Men's 100m Freestyle

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