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Haiti’s 2016 Olympics in Rio Results

Samuel Maxime


RIO DE JENEIRO, Brazil (sentinel.ht) – Haiti sent 10 athletes to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See upcoming events and results as they become available.

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Friday August 19, 8:00 AM

Aniya Necol Louissaint – Women’s 67kg Taekwondo

Aniya Necol Louissaint
Born: September 9, 1998 (age 17)
Height: 5′ 9″
Weight: 130 lbs
Aniya Necol Louissaint will compete in the Women’s 67kg Taekwondo preliminaries on Friday.

Friday August 19, 9:00 AM

Asnage Castelly – Men’s 74kg Freestyle Wrestling

Asnage Castelly
Born: March 29, 1978 (age 38)
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight: 163 lbs

Asnage Castelly, brother to Edouard Joseph, will compete in the Men’s 74kg Freestyle Wrestling preliminaries on Friday.

Completed Events

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Monday, August 8, 8:00 AM

Edouard Joseph – Men’s 62kg Weightlifting

Edouard Joseph
Born 24 December 1989 (age 26)
Height 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
The first Haitian athlete to compete in the 2016 Olympics was Edouard Joseph. He competed in Group B of the Men’s 62kg Weightlifting competition. He was unable to successfully lift his first weight and ended with a final of DNF (Did Not Finish).

Monday August 8, 10:00 AM

Josue Deprez – Men’s 73kg Judo

Joseu Deprez
October 30, 1981 (Age 34)
Josue Deprez competed on Monday at 10:00 AM in the Men’s 73kg Judo competition. After receiving a bye in the first round of 64 competitors, he lost in the second round against Germany’s Igor Wandtke. Neither fighter scored a point but Deprez was penalized for an Illegal Joint Lock in the 5th minute.

Wednesday, August 10, 6:00PM

Richardson Hitchens – Men’s 64kg Light Welter Boxing

Richardson Hitchins
Born: September 26, 1997 (Age 18)
Richardson Hitchens battled against the United States’ Gary Russell in the preliminary bouts of the Light Welter weight division. He lost all three rounds according to the judges, but was on the bottom end of a split-decision on the second round. Results

Thursday Aug 11, 12:02 PM

Frantz Dorsainvil – Men’s 50M Freestyle Swimming

Frantz Dorsainvil
Born: July 2, 1991 (age 25)
Height: 5′ 7″
Weight: 130 lbs
Frantz Dorsainvil competed in the Men’s 50M Freestyle Swimming heats and obtained a qualifying time of 31.93s. This time placed him the last place of the 85 swimmers that clocked in. The top 16 of the heats were allowed to progress.

Friday Aug 12, 8:00 PM

Naomy Grand Pierre – Women’s 50M Freestyle Swimming

Naomy Grand Pierre
Born: April 16, 1997 (Age 19)
School: University of Chicago
Naomy Grand Pierre is the first female swimmer to compete in the Olympics for Haiti and made her country proud for her 2nd place finish in the 5th heat of 27.35s. She would finish with a rank of 56 out of 88 athletes that were clocked. This ranking time was based on a 27.46s finish.

Saturday August 13, 11:00 AM

Darrell Wesh – Men’s 100 Meters

Darrell Wesh
Born: January 21, 1992 (age 24)
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight: 353 lbs
Education: Virginia Tech

Darrell Wesh competed in the Men’s 100 meter sprint on Saturday at 11 am, the 3rd 1st round heat. Wesh did not qualify for the semifinals but still moved in an impressive time. He would ultimately rank 54 of the 69 athletes that clocked with his 10.39s. Results

Tuesday August 16, 10:05 AM

Mulern Jean – Women’s 100M Hurdles

Mulern Jean
Education: Florida State University
Mulern Jean was disqualified during the first heat of the first round of the Women’s 100-meter Hurdles competition. The DQ designation was likely the result of a false start.

Tuesday August 16, 7:40 PM

Jeffrey Julmis – Men’s 110M Hurdles

Jeffrey Julmis
Born: January 6, 1987 (age 29), Haiti
Height: 6′ 2″
Weight: 176 lbs
Education: Kansas State University
On Monday, August 15, 2016, Jeffrey Julmis put Haiti in its first tournament-round berth of Athletics competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics. With a third-place finish in the first heat, Julmis advanced past the first round and into the Semi-Finals of the Men’s 110-meter Hurdles. Read more.
Jeffrey Julmis was met with a hard fall on the first hurdle in the Men’s 110-meter Hurdle semi-finals on Tuesday.
The two-time Olympian was clearly hurt from a tumble of several yards but rose up gingerly, in pain, to complete the race clearing all remaining hurdles. With Julmis’ disqualifying run, his 2016 Olympic run is over. Read more.
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About The Author

Samuel Maxime is a Haitian-born citizen living in the United States. He founded The Haiti Sentinel to bring Haitian issues to an English language audience.