Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Saint Kitts and Nevis at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg
IOC code SKN
NOC St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee
Website www.sknoc.org
in Sydney
Competitors 2
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Saint Kitts and Nevis took part in the 2000 Summer Olympics, which were held in Sydney, Australia, from 13 September to 1 October.[1] The country's participation marked its second appearance at the Summer Olympics since its debut at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The delegation included two track and field athletes: Kim Collins and Velma Bass.[1][2]

Background[edit]

Saint Kitts and Nevis participated in three Olympics between its Olympic debut at the 1996 games in Atlanta, United States, and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.[2] Saint Kitts and Nevis made its Olympic debut in 1996 sending ten athletes.[2][3] Kim Collins previously competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in both the men's 100 meters and the men's 4x100 meters relay.[3][4] Velma Bass previously competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the women's 4x100 meters relay.[3][5]

The Saint Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee was first formed on 27 May 1986. The committee gained recognition by the International Olympic Committee in 1993 at a session of the IOC in Monte Carlo, Monaco.[6]

Athletics[edit]

Saint Kitts and Nevis was represented by one male and one female athlete at the 2000 Summer Olympics in athletics: Kim Collins in both the men's 100 and 200 meter runs and Valma Bass in both the women's 100 and 200 meter runs.[1][4][5] This was the second Olympic appearance for both Collins and Bass, both athletes had previously competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[4][5]

Kim Collins was the only male athlete competing for Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Collins competed in both the 100 meter and 200 meter.[1][4] Collins finished seventh out of ninety-seven athletes that competed in the 100 meter event. The medals in the 100 meter event went to athletes from the United States, Trinidad and Tobago, and Barbados.[7] Collins finished fifth in the semifinals for the 200 meter event, failing to advance to the finals. The medals in the 200 meter event went to athletes from Greece, Great Britain, and Trinidad and Tobago.[4][8]

Valma Bass was the only female athlete competing for Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Bass competed in both the 100 and 200 meter sprints.[1][5] Bass finished seventh in the semifinals for the 100 meter event, failing to advance to the next round.[5][9] The medals in the 100 meter event went to athletes from Greece and Jamaica.[9] Bass finished eighth in the semifinals for the 200 meter event, failing to advance to the next round.[5][10] The medals in the event went to athletes from The Bahamas, Sri Lanka, and Jamaica.[10]

Stadium Australia where both Bass and Collins competed in athletics
Key
  • 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
Men
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Kim Collins 100 m 10.39 2 Q 10.19 2 Q 10.20 4 Q 10.17 7[4]
200 m 20.52 2 Q 20.47 3 Q 20.57 5 Did not advance[4]
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Valma Bass 100 m 11.45 3 Q 11.60 7 Did not advance[5]
200 m 23.37 4Q 23.57 8 Did not advance[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  2. ^ a b c "Olympic History of Saint Kitts and Nevis". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  3. ^ a b c "Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Kim Collins Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "Valma Bass Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  6. ^ "Our History – St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee". www.sknoc.org. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  7. ^ "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Men's 100 metres". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  8. ^ "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Men's 200 metres". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  9. ^ a b "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Women's 100 metres". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  10. ^ a b "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games: Women's 200 metres". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12.