BBC Sport - Grenada's Kirani James wins Olympic 400m gold

Grenada's Kirani James wins Olympic 400m gold

BBC Sport - Grenada's Kirani James wins Olympic 400m gold

Oscar Pistorius, Kirani James, 2012 Summer Olympics

Pistorius & James Exchange Olympic Bibs

Oscar Pistorius, Kirani James, 2012 Summer Olympics

Olympian, athlete, world citizen, class act. Kirani James knows the meaning of sportsmanship.

PHOTOS - Oscar Pistorius échange son dossard avec Kirani James, champion du monde de 19 ans, à l'issue de sa demi-finale conclue à la dernière place lors des Jeux olympi

Olympian, athlete, world citizen, class act. Kirani James knows the meaning of sportsmanship.

World Champion Sprinter Kirani James's Secret for Success

World Champion Sprinter Kirani James's Secret for Success

Kirani James - 400M World Champion.  Going for Gold in the London Olympics

Kirani James - 400M World Champion. Going for Gold in the London Olympics

Kirani James décroche l'or en finale du 400 mètres. A 19 ans, l'athlète de Grenade bat son propre record et réalise le 9e temps de l'histoire sur la distance.

Kirani James décroche l'or en finale du 400 mètres. A 19 ans, l'athlète de Grenade bat son propre record et réalise le 9e temps de l'histoire sur la distance.

Kirani James wins the first ever medal for Grenada, and it's gold

Kirani James wins the first ever medal for Grenada, and it's gold

Kirani James of Grenada truly exemplified what the Olympics stand for. As a sprinter from a small Caribbean Island, James has constantly been overshadowed by more featured sprinters. Going down the home stretch for gold, a moment of pure exuberance was seen when a room of Grenada enthusiasts cheering him, it was a reminder of how important the Games can be for some. The first medal for a nation...ever! A rare achievement these days, James seized the moment and made his nation of Grenada…

Olympic Medal Tally 2012: Kirani James Wins Gold for Grenada's First Medal

Kirani James of Grenada truly exemplified what the Olympics stand for. As a sprinter from a small Caribbean Island, James has constantly been overshadowed by more featured sprinters. Going down the home stretch for gold, a moment of pure exuberance was seen when a room of Grenada enthusiasts cheering him, it was a reminder of how important the Games can be for some. The first medal for a nation...ever! A rare achievement these days, James seized the moment and made his nation of Grenada…

Grenada's Kirani James celebrates after winning the men's 400m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS)

Grenada's Kirani James celebrates after winning the men's 400m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT ATHLETICS)

Race didn't go as planned: Kirani James

Race didn't go as planned: Kirani James

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