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Kirani James is a popular Olympic Medal-winning athlete in the 200-400 m sprinting tracks.
Since his debut at 14, James has been on a meteoric rise, has broken several records, and is considered the fifth fastest man on the planet. He has also been titled the world champion and won many awards for his contribution to sports.
He lives in Grenada as of 2022. He last appeared at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Kirani James has a net worth of $1 million. His primary source of income is his work as an athlete and brand sponsorship deals.
The annual income of Kirani James is unknown.
Kirani James stands 6 ft 2 in (191 cm) tall.
Kirani James will celebrate his 30th birthday in 2022. He was born on September 1, 1992, and his birth sign is Virgo.
Kirani James was born to his father, Jurani Marshall, and his mother, Annie James, in Gouyave, Grenada. Kirani James took a deep interest in sports and athletics from an early age through his father, a basketball coach.
He attended the Grenada Boys' Secondary School and later enrolled at the University of Alabama through an athletic scholarship.
Kirani James is single and is not dating anyone as of 2022.
Kirani James is best known as a professional sprinter who holds the Olympic gold medal and is also the world champion in sprinting on the 400 m track. The promising athlete entered the tracks at a very young age and started breaking records at 14.
Making his debut at the Intercol Games in the 200-400 m tracks, he won his first gold medal at the CARIFTA Games. Later, he scored 46.96 sec at the 2007 World Youth Championships.
The following year, Kirani James held his title at the CARIFTA Games and appeared at the World Junior Championships and Commonwealth Youth Games. Throughout 2009, the Grenadian athlete would appear in many tournaments, significantly contributing to his fame.
Kirani James started his career on the international stage through the University of Alabama, where he would break the 10-year-old record with 45.79 sec in the 400 m. In 2010, he won the World Junior Championships in Athletics, becoming one of the nine runners to win world championships at the youth, junior, and senior levels.
During his senior year at the University of Alabama, James made his professional debut at the London Grand Prix Diamond League, setting a personal record at 44.61 sec.
James set many world records during his professional career, even becoming the fastest man ever in 2011. After winning gold at the 2012 Olympics, James was hailed as an inspiration in Grenada, and a commemorative stamp and a stadium were built in his honor.
Throughout his career, he amassed a large following both in his home country and on an international stage. He was named the sportsperson of the year by several publications.
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