Demetrius Pinder (born 13 February 1989) is a Bahamian male track and field sprint athlete who competes in the 400 metres. His personal best for the event is 44.77 seconds. At the 2012 London Olympics he was a 400 m finalist and relay gold medallist.
Demetrius at the 2012 Olympics
|Born||13 February 1989|
Grand Bahama, Bahamas
|Residence||College Station, Texas|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm) |
|Weight||154 lb (70 kg)|
|College team||Texas A&M University|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||200m: 20.23 (-1.1 m/s)|
400m: 44.77400m (Indoors): 45.33 (NR)
He was born in Freeport, Grand Bahama where he attended Tabernacle Baptist Christian Academy. In March 2011 he broke the 400 m indoor Bahamian national record of 45.78 previously held by Chris Brown with his 45.33 win at the 2011 NCAA Division I Indoor Championships. He won a 400 m silver medal in the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul. He placed seventh in the 400 m final at 2012 London Olympic Games. He also won gold at the 2012 London Olympics with the Bahamas 4x400 team, of himself, Chris Brown, Michael Mathieu and Ramon Miller beating medal favorites USA with a national record.
|200 m||20.23 (-1.2 m/s)||Miami, Florida||14 April 2012|
|400 m||44.77||Nassau, Bahamas||23 June 2012|
|400 m||45.33 (indoor) (NR)||College Station, Texas||12 March 2011|
- Demetrius Pinder. London2012. Retrieved on 2012-08-22.