Carvin Nkanata

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Carvin Nkanata
Carvin Nkanata Rio2016.jpg
Nkanata at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born 6 May 1991 (1991-05-06) (age 27)
Summerville, South Carolina, U.S.[1]
Education University of Pittsburgh
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 200 m
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 20.14 (2015)[2]

Carvin Nkanata (born 6 May 1991) is an American-born Kenyan athlete specialising in the sprinting events.[2] He won the bronze medal in the 200 metres at the 2014 African Championships. His personal best in the 200 metres (20.14, set in 2015) is the current Kenyan record.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kenya
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 5th 4x200 m relay 1:22.35
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 10th (sf) 200 m 20.65
10th (h) 4x100 m relay 40.32
African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 3rd 200 m 20.53
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 27th (h) 200 m 20.43
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 72nd (h) 200 m 21.43


  1. ^ Carvin Nkanata. Pottsburgh Panthers profile
  2. ^ a b Carvin Nkanata profile at IAAF