Ramon Gittens

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Ramon Gittens
Ramon Gittens 2016.jpg
Gittens at the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships
Personal information
Nationality  Barbados
Born (1987-07-20) July 20, 1987 (age 30)
Bridgetown, Barbados
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
Weight 174 lb (79 kg)
Sport
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 100 metres
College team Saint Augustine's College

Ramon Gittens (born July 20, 1987) is a Barbadian sprinter. He represented his country at the 2012 Summer Olympics as well as four outdoor World Championships in Athletics. He was the 100 metres silver medallist at the 2015 Pan American Games.

He competed for Barbados at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 100 m and 200 m events. He finished 4th in his heat for the 100 m competition and did not qualify for the semifinals.[2] In the 200 m, he finished 3rd in his heat and did not qualify for the semifinals.[3] Gittens was the flag bearer for Barbados during the Parade of Nations.[4]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Barbados
2002 Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
(U17)
Bridgetown, Barbados 14th (h) 100 m 11.63
11th (h) 200 m 22.79
2nd 4 × 100 m 42.79
2003 CARIFTA Games (U17) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 3rd 100 m 10.92
4th 200 m 22.49
2nd 4 × 100 m 42.13
World Youth Championships Sherbrooke, Canada 19th (h) 100 m 10.851
16th (h) 200 m 22.031
Pan American Junior Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 9th (h) 100 m 11.03
2004 CARIFTA Games (U20) Hamilton, Bermuda 5th 100 m 10.78
6th 200 m 21.48
3rd 4 × 100 m 41.80
2005 CARIFTA Games (U20) Bacolet, Trinidad and Tobago 6th 100 m 10.75
4th 200 m 21.65
Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 25th (h) 100 m 10.98
Pan American Junior Championships Windsor, Canada 8th 100 m 10.73
4th 200 m 21.59 (w)
2006 CARIFTA Games (U20) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 3rd 100 m 10.60
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
(U20)
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 3rd 100 m 10.56
2nd 200 m 21.12
2nd 4 × 100 m 40.68
Central American and Caribbean
Junior Championships
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 3rd 100 m 10.56
2nd 200 m 21.12
World Junior Championships Beijing, China 5th 200 m 21.25
2007 NACAC Championships San Salvador, El Salvador 13th (h) 200 m 21.69
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 14th (sf) 200 m 21.21
2008 Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 9th (h) 200 m 20.941
NACAC U23 Championships Toluca, Mexico 5th 100 m 10.33
7th (h) 200 m 21.18
2009 Central American and Caribbean Championships Havana, Cuba 9th (h) 100 m 10.41
8th (h) 200 m 21.07
World Championships Berlin, Germany 46th (h) 100 m 10.47
44th (h) 200 m 21.33
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 5th 100 m 10.31
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 24th (h) 100 m 10.42
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 7th (sf) 100 m 10.37
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 39th (h) 100 m 10.35
2013 Central American and Caribbean Championships Morelia, Mexico 3rd 100 m 10.19
World Championships Moscow, Russia 21st (sf) 100 m 10.31
15th (h) 4 × 100 m 38.94
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 16th (h) 4 × 100 m 39.27
4th 4 × 200 m 1:21.88
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 8th 100 m 10.25
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 2nd (B) 4 × 100 m 38.70
7th (h) 4 × 200 m 1:22.86
Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 2nd 100 m 10.07
4th 4 × 100 m 38.79
NACAC Championships San José, Costa Rica 2nd 100 m 10.11
3rd 4 × 100 m 38.55
World Championships Beijing, China 12th (sf) 100 m 10.04
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 3rd 60 m 6.51
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 32nd (h) 100 m 10.25
40th (h) 200 m 20.58
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 2nd 4 × 100 m 39.18
World Championships London, United Kingdom 24th (h) 100 m 10.24
14th (h) 4 × 100 m 39.19

1Did not start in the semifinals

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor
Indoor

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sports-Reference profile
  2. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  3. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 
  4. ^ "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-08-25. 

External links[edit]

Olympic Games
Preceded by
Ryan Brathwaite
Flagbearer for  Barbados
Rio de Janeiro 2016
Succeeded by
Incumbent