Adrian Griffith (athlete)

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Adrian Griffith
Personal information
Born (1984-11-11) November 11, 1984 (age 33)
New Providence, Bahamas
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Country  Bahamas
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Sprint
College team Dickinson State
Updated on 10 December 2014.

Adrian Griffith (born 11 November 1984) is a Bahamian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.

He competed at the 2009 World Championships without reaching the final.[1] In the 4×100 metres relay he won silver medals at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games and the 2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships.

His personal best time is 10.14 seconds, achieved in Clermont Florida April 2014. This makes him the second fastest Bahamian of all time behind Derrick Atkins, and fastest Bahamian-born sprinter, at the time. That mark has since been broken by Shavez Hart

He teamed up with Jamial Rolle, Shavez Hart and Trevorvano Mackey to break the Bahamian 4x100 national record in Morelia, Mexico.

University[edit]

Griffith graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science as a magna cum laude honoree at Dickinson State University in Dickinson, North Dakota. He was a part of two-time National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Championship team while attending Dickinson State University. He also was a six-time Conference Championship team (Indoor and Outdoor Conference meet), eight-time NAIA All-American, 9-time All DAC-10 Conference, four-time DAC-10 Conference Champion and was named 2006 Most Outstanding Athlete in DAC 10 Conference meet. He was also the former school record holder in both the 100 meters and long jump.

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor[edit]

Indoor[edit]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Bahamas
2002 CARIFTA Games Nassau, Bahamas 8th 400m H 57.67
2nd Pole vault 3.00m
3rd Heptathlon 4594pts
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Bridgetown, Barbados 7th (h) 400m H 56.71
3rd Decathlon 6123 pts
2004 NACAC Under-23 Championships Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada 3rd Long jump 7.20m (+0.3 m/s)
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas Decathlon DNF
2006 NACAC U-23 Championships Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 11th (sf) 100m 10.63 (+0.0 m/s)
7th Long jump 7.49 m (+0.7 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m 39.74
Central American and Caribbean Games Cartagena, Colombia 2nd 4 × 100 m 39.44
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 17th (h) 100m 10.56 (+1.6 m/s)
7th 4 × 100 m 39.91
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 8th 100m 10.51 (+0.6 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m 39.22
2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 5th 100 m 10.29
3rd 4 × 100 m 39.45
World Championships Berlin, Germany 28th (qf) 100m 10.28 (+0.1 m/s)
2010 Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 5th 100m 10.30 (+0.7 m/s)
4 × 100 m DQ
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 6th (sf) 100m 10.35 (+0.9 m/s)
5th 4 × 100 m 39.27
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 7th 100 m 10.35
4th 4 × 100 m 39.46
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 100 m DQ
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 14th (sf) 100 m 10.59
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 1st 4 × 100 m 38.77
World Championships Moscow, Russia 14th (h) 4 × 100 m 38.70
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 22nd (h) 60 m 6.69
IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 6th 4 × 200 m 1:23.19
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 25th (h) 100 m 10.46
5th 4 × 100 m 39.16
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 8th 100m 10.48 A (+0.9 m/s)
6th (sf) 200m 21.38 A (-0.4 m/s)
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 22nd (sf) 60 m 6.71
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 61st (h) 100 m 10.53
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 3rd (B) 4 × 100 m 39.18
5th 4 × 200 m 1:22.36

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adrian Griffith profile at IAAF