Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Saint Kitts and Nevis at the
2012 Summer Olympics
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg
IOC code SKN
NOC St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee
in London
Competitors 7 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Kim Collins (opening)
Antoine Adams (closing)
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Saint Kitts and Nevis competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's fifth consecutive appearance at the Olympics.

The St. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee sent a total of 7 athletes to the Games, 6 men and 1 woman, to compete only in the track and field. Among these athletes, only two athletes did not compete at these games for different reasons. Sprinter Tameka Williams withdrew from the games, for admittedly using a banned-drug substance.[1] Meanwhile, veteran sprinter Kim Collins, who reprised his role of carrying the nation's flag for the third time at the opening ceremony, was reportedly sent home by sporting committee, for spending the night with his wife at a London hotel.[2] St. Kitts and Nevis, however, has yet to win its first ever Olympic medal.


Athletes from Saint Kitts & Nevis have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Standard, and 1 at the 'B' Standard):[3][4]

  • 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
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Antoine Adams 100 m Bye 10.22 4 q 10.27 7 Did not advance
200 m 20.59 2 Q N/A DSQ Did not advance
Kim Collins 100 m Bye DNS Did not advance
Antoine Adams
Delwayne Delaney
Brijesh Lawrence
Jason Rogers
Lestrod Roland
4 × 100 m relay 38.41 NR 6 N/A Did not advance

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Olympics-St Kitts sprinter out for using banned drug". Reuters. 29 July 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "St. Kitts' 100m sprinter Kim Collins axed from Olympic Games for sleeping with his wife". The Daily Mail. 4 August 2012. Retrieved 13 September 2012. 
  3. ^ " – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  4. ^ IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – London 2012 ENTRY STANDARDS (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 4 June 2011 

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