KIRANI JAMES

THE JAGUAR

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ACCOLADES

1

OLYMPIC GOLD

Gold Medal in 400m at the 2012 London Olympics 

with a time of 43.94

2

OLYMPIC SILVER

Silver Medal in 400m at the 2016 Rio Olympics

with a time of 43.76

1

WORLD CHAMPION

Gold Medal in 400m at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu with a time of 44.60

 

BIO

Kirani James (born 1 September 1992) is a Grenadian sprinter who specializes in the 200 and 400 metres. He won the 400 m at the World Championships in 2011 and the 2012 London Olympics. He is Grenada's first and only Olympic medalist.

 

Prodigious from a young age, he ran the fastest 400 m times ever by a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old. He won a series of gold medals at the CARIFTA Games and the Commonwealth Youth Games and rose on the international stage with 400 m silver medals at the 2007 World Youth and 2008 World Junior Championships. James became the first athlete to win a 200/400 double at the 2009 World Youth Championships and was the 2010 World Junior Champion.

James received an athletic scholarship at the University of Alabama and won back-to-back NCAA Outdoor Championship titles in his first two years. He is the third fastest of all-time indoors (44.80 seconds) and ran a personal best of 43.74 at a 2014 Diamond League event in Lausanne. James is one of only nine athletes to win world championships at the youth, junior, and senior level of an athletic event.

 

GALLERY

CONTACT KIRANI

130 S Bemiston Ave,

Suite 504, Clayton MO, 63105


Tel: (314)441-6107

 
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