Antoine Adams

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
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 28)
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: 20.08 s (Basseterre 2014)
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 × 100 m 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

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Saint Kitts and Nevis
2006 CARIFTA Games (U20) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 4th (h) 100 m 11.35 (-1.5 m/s)
4th (h) 200 m 22.65 (+0.2 m/s)
2007 CARIFTA Games (U20) Providenciales, Turks and Caicos 2nd 4 × 100 m 40.71
Pan American Junior Championships São Paulo, Brazil 8th (sf) 100 m 10.79 (+0.2 m/s)
6th (h) 200 m 21.60 (0.0 m/s)
6th 4 × 100 m 42.25
NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 5th 4 × 100 m 40.37
2010 NACAC Under-23 Championships Miramar, Florida, United States 8th (h) 100 m 10.57 (+0.4 m/s)
5th 200 m 21.00 w (+2.8 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 15th (h) 100 m 10.49 (+1.4 m/s)
14th (h) 200 m 21.14 w (+2.8 m/s)
7th 4 × 100 m 39.43
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 7th (qf) 200 m 21.69 (+0.1 m/s)
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 12th (h) 100 m 10.57 (-1.3 m/s)
16th (h) 200 m 21.39 (+1.1 m/s)
3rd 4 × 100 m 39.07
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 3rd 4 × 100 m 38.49
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 10th (sf) 200 m 20.76 A (+0.2 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m 38.81 A
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 21st (sf) 100 m 10.27 (+1.0 m/s)
18th (h)1 200 m 20.59 (-0.4 m/s)
13th (h) 4 × 100 m 38.41
2013 BVI Twilight Invitational Road Town, British Virgin Islands 2nd, silver medalist(s) 100 m 10.28 (-0.2 m/s)
2nd, silver medalist(s) 200 m 20.87 (-0.3 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, México 1st 200 m 20.13 A (+0.5 m/s)
6th 4 × 100 m 39.82 A
World Championships Moscow, Russia 16th (sf) 100 m 10.17 (+0.4 m/s)
13th (sf) 200 m 20.47 (0.0 m/s)
13th (h) 4 × 100 m 38.58
2014 World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 12th (B) 4 × 100 m 39.07
2nd 4 × 200 m 1:20.51
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 4th 100 m 10.16 (0.0 m/s)
16th (sf) 200 m 20.76 (+0.2 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 4th 4 × 100 m 39.35 A
2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 3rd 100 m 10.09
16th (sf) 200 m 20.82
NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 3rd 200 m 20.47 (+1.8 m/s)
6th 4 × 100 m 39.20
World Championships Beijing, China 31th (h) 100 m 10.23
39th (h) 200 m 20.75
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 16th (sf) 60 m 6.66
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 54th (h) 100 m 10.39
30th (h) 200 m 20.49
15th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.81

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]

Olympic Games
Preceded by
Kim Collins
Flagbearer for  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Rio de Janeiro 2016
Succeeded by
Incumbent