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Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2004 Summer Olympics

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Saint Kitts and Nevis at the
2004 Summer Olympics
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg
IOC code SKN
NOC St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee
Website www.sknoc.org
in Athens
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Kim Collins
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Saint Kitts and Nevis took part in the 2004 Summer Olympics, which were held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August.[1] The country's participation at Athens marked its third appearance at the Summer Olympics. The delegation included two track and field athletes: Kim Collins in the men's 100 meters, and Tiandra Ponteen in the women's 400 meters.[2][3]

Background[edit]

Saint Kitts and Nevis made its Olympic debut at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States sending 10 athletes. The 2004 summer games marked the nation's third olympic appearance.[3][4] Kim Collins, who competed in the men's 100 meters, had previously competed in both the 1996 and 2000 Summer Games.[4][5][6]

The Saint Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee was first formed on 27 May 1986. The committee gained recognition by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1993 at a session of the IOC in Monte Carlo, Monaco.[7]

Athletics[edit]

Saint Kitts and Nevis was represented by one male and one female athlete at the 2004 Summer Olympics in athletics: Kim Collins in the men's 100 meter run and Tiandra Ponteen in the women's 400 meters run.[2] This marked the third Olympic appearance for Collins and the first Olympic appearance for Ponteen.[5][8]

Kim Collins was the only male athlete competing for Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2004 Summer Olympics and competed in the men's 100 meters.[2] Collins finished sixth out of the eighty-two athletes that competed in the event.[2][5][9] The medals in the event went to athletes from the United States and Portugal.[9]

Tiandra Ponteen was the only female athlete competing for Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2004 Summer Olympics, and competed in the women's 400 meters.[8] Ponteen finished fourth in her heat, and fifth in the semi-finals for the event.[2][8][10] The medals in the event went to athletes from the Bahamas, Mexico, and Russia.[10]

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 10.11 1 Q 10.05 2 Q 10.02 4 Q 10.00 6[9]
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Tiandra Ponteen 400 m 51.17 4 q 51.33 5 Did not advance[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Factsheet The Games of the Olympiad" (PDF). International Olympic Committee. 2013-10-28. Retrieved 2017-02-11. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2004 Athina Summer Games | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Olympic History of Saint Kitts and Nevis". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  4. ^ a b "Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  5. ^ a b c "Kim Collins Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  6. ^ "Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  7. ^ "Our History – St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee". www.sknoc.org. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  8. ^ a b c d "Tiandra Ponteen Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  9. ^ a b c "Athletics at the 2004 Athina Summer Games: Men's 100 metres". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 
  10. ^ a b "Athletics at the 2004 Athina Summer Games: Women's 400 metres". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-02-12. 

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