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Saint Kitts and Nevis at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Saint Kitts and Nevis took part in the 2004 Summer Olympics, which were held in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to 29.[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]

Saint Kitts and Nevis at the
2004 Summer Olympics
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg
IOC codeSKN
NOCSt. Kitts and Nevis Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sknoc.org
in Athens
Competitors2 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Kim Collins
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

BackgroundEdit

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 May 27, 1986. The committee gained recognition by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1993 at a session of the IOC in Monte Carlo, Monaco.[7]

AthleticsEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

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

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