Andrew Tynes

Andrew Tynes (born 13 February 1972) is a retired Bahamian sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres.

Andrew Tynes
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Tynes in 1994
Medal record
Athletics
Representing  Bahamas
CAC Junior Championships (U20)
Silver medal – second place 1990 Havana 200 m
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Havana 4x100 m relay
CARIFTA Games
Junior (U20)
Gold medal – first place 1991 Port of Spain 200m
Silver medal – second place 1990 Kingston 200m

BiographyEdit

He won gold medals at the 1993 Central American and Caribbean Games and the 1993 Central American and Caribbean Championships, and a silver medal at the 1995 Pan American Games.

His personal best time was 20.22 seconds, achieved in April 1993 in El Paso. Tynes also co-holds the Bahamian record in the 4 x 100 metres relay, achieved with teammates Renward Wells, Dominic Demeritte and Iram Lewis.[1]

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Performance
Representing the   Bahamas
1988 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-17) Nassau, Bahamas 6th 100 m 11.25   (0.3 m/s)
7th 200 m 23.35   (0.3 m/s)
1990 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Kingston, Jamaica 2nd 200 m 21.55   (-3.7 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U-20) Havana, Cuba 6th 100 m 10.72   (-0.1 m/s)
2nd 200 m 21.27   (-0.9 m/s)
3rd 4x100 m relay 41.74
4th 4x400 m relay 3:13.62
World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 16th (sf) 200m 21.57 (wind: -0.8 m/s)
1991 CARIFTA Games (U-20) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 1st 200 m 21.11   (-3.7 m/s)
1993 Central American and Caribbean Games Ponce, Puerto Rico 1st 200 m 20.64 s
1995 Pan American Games Mar del Plata, Argentina 2nd 200 m 20.33
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 8th (sf) 200 m 20.72   (-0.9 m/s)
7th (sf) 4 x 100 m relay 39.65
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States DNS 100 m
DSQ (sf) 4 x 100 m relay
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 6th (h) 200 m 21.00   (-0.7 m/s)
7th (sf) 4 x 100 m relay 39.12
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 5th (h) 200 m 21.00   (-0.7 m/s)
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 6th (sf) 4 x 100 m relay 39.20
2002 Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 3rd (h) 200m 21.48 (wind: 1.6 m/s)

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

Olympians - Andrew Tynes, Bahamas Olympic Committee, retrieved 25 March 2012

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