Kirani James

Grenada

Fast Facts

  • Birthplace:

    Gouyave, Grenada

  • Birthdate:

    September 1, 1992

  • Event:

    Sprints

  • Personal Best:

    400 meters: 43.74

  • On-Track Shoe:

    Nike Zoom Celar

  • Residence:

    Tuscaloosa, USA

Transformative Moment

Winning gold in the 400 meters at the 2012 Summer Games. The medal was Grenada’s first-ever Summer Games medal.

Kirani Says

My nickname is...

Jaguar.

My good-luck charm is...

my Nike shoes.

My pre-competition music is...

reggae.

I’m inspired by...

my family.

On my day off...

I watch movies, play video games, relax and sleep.

I collect...

freezer magnets from every new country I visit.

My favorite meal is...

whatever my mom makes.

I want my legacy to be...

that I made people proud.

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