Grenada at the 2016 Summer Olympics
|Grenada at the|
2016 Summer Olympics
|NOC||Grenada Olympic Committee|
|in Rio de Janeiro|
|Competitors||7 in 2 sports|
|Flag bearer||Kirani James|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
Grenada Olympic Committee sent a total of seven athletes, five men and two women, to the Games, competing only in athletics and swimming. The Grenadian team featured two returning athletes from London 2012; decathlete Kurt Felix and track sprinter Kirani James, who became the nation's first ever Olympic champion, earning the gold in the men's 400 metres. As the most successful athlete of the Games, James was selected to carry the Grenadian flag for the second consecutive time in the opening ceremony.
|Silver||Kirani James||Athletics||Men's 400 m||14 August|
Athletics (track and field)
- Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
- Q = Qualified for the next round
- q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
- NR = National record
- N/A = Round not applicable for the event
- Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
- Track & road events
|Kirani James||400 m||44.93||1 Q||44.02||1 Q||43.76|
|Bralon Taplin||45.15||1 Q||44.44||1 Q||44.45||7|
- Combined events – Decathlon
|Athlete||Event||100 m||LJ||SP||HJ||400 m||110H||DT||PV||JT||1500 m||Final||Rank|
|Kurt Felix||Result||10.93||7.42||14.77||2.07||49.14 SB||14.79||45.10||4.50||69.92 PB||4:30.53 PB||8323||9|
- Track & road events
|Kanika Beckles||400 m||52.41||5||Did not advance|
|Corey Ollivierre||Men's 100 m breaststroke||1:08.68||46||Did not advance|
|Oreoluwa Cherebin||Women's 100 m butterfly||1:10.40||41||Did not advance|
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