Antoine Adams

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Anthony Adams (disambiguation).
Antoine Adams
2013 World Championships in Athletics (August, 10) by Dmitry Rozhkov 29.jpg
Personal information
Full name Antoine Xavier Adams
Nationality  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Born (1988-08-31) 31 August 1988 (age 26)
Cayon, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 79 kg (174 lb)
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) 100 metres, 200 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

100 m: 10.01 s (Basseterre 2013)

200 m: 20.13 s (Morelia 2013)
Updated on 23 December 2014.

Antoine Xavier Adams (born 31 August 1988) is a Saint Kitts and Nevis sprinter who specialises in the 200 metres. Adams helped win a bronze medal as a part of the 4×100m relay team at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.[1]

Born August 31, 1988, in Cayon Antoine Adams excelled in Track & Field in his early years leading up to high school. Upon graduating Cayon High School he attended The Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College but left after a couple months. Antoine decided to further his track career and registered for community college in Houston and later met his coach Eric Francis.[2] In 2013 at the CAC Championships in Morelia, Adams broke the 200 National Record of St. Kitts and Nevis, bringing it down to 20.13s.

Personal bests[edit]

Event Result Venue Date
Outdoor
100 m 10.01 s (wind: +2.0 m/s) Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre 16 Jun 2013
200 m 20.08 s (wind: +1.6 m/s) Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre 22 Jun 2014
Indoor
60 m 6.60 s United Kingdom Birmingham 16 Feb 2013
200 m 20.93 s United States College Station, Texas 13 Dec 2014

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Saint Kitts and Nevis
2006 CARIFTA Games (U20) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 4th (h) 100m 11.35 (wind: -1.5 m/s)
4th (h) 200m 22.65 (wind: +0.2 m/s)
2007 CARIFTA Games (U20) Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands 2nd 4x100m relay 40.71
Pan American Junior Championships São Paulo, Brazil 8th (sf) 100m 10.79 (wind: +0.2 m/s)
6th (h) 200m 21.60 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
6th 4x100m relay 42.25
NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 5th 4x100 m relay 40.37
2010 NACAC Under-23 Championships Miramar, Florida, United States 8th (h) 100m 10.57 (wind: +0.4 m/s)
5th 200m 21.00 w (wind: +2.8 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 15th (h) 100m 10.49 (wind: +1.4 m/s)
14th (h) 200m 21.14 w (wind: +2.8 m/s)
7th 4x100m relay 39.43
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 7th (qf) 100m 21.69 (wind: +0.1 m/s)
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 12th (h) 100m 10.57 (wind: -1.3 m/s)
16th (h) 200m 21.39 (wind: +1.1 m/s)
3rd 4x100m relay 39.07
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 3rd 4x100m relay 38.49
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 10th (sf) 200m 20.76 A (wind: +0.2 m/s)
2nd 4x100m relay 38.81 A
2014 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 7th (sf) 100m 10.27 (wind: +1.0 m/s)
2nd (h)1 200m 20.59 (wind: -0.4 m/s)
6th (h) 4x100m relay 38.41
2013 BVI Twilight Invitational Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands 2nd 100m 10.28 (wind: -0.2 m/s)
2nd 200m 20.87 (wind: -0.3 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, México 1st 200m 20.13 A (wind: +0.5m/s)
6th 4×100m relay 39.82 A
World Championships Moscow, Russia 16th (sf) 100m 10.17 (wind: +0.4 m/s)
13th (sf) 200m 20.47 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
13th (h) 4x100m relay 38.58
2014 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 12th (B) 4x100 m relay 39.07
2nd 4x200 m relay 1:20.51
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 4th 100m 10.16 (wind: 0.0 m/s)
6th (sf) 200m 20.76 (wind: +0.2 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 4th 4x100m relay 39.35 A

1: Disqualified in the semifinal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Usain Bolt leads Jamaica to record win". ESPN.com. 4 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Cayon Church of God Honours Track Star and Olympian, Antoine Adams, on National Heroes’ Day, SKNVibes, 20 September 2012, retrieved December 23, 2014 

External links[edit]