Participants

Eugene VOLLMER

Eugene VOLLMER
    Athletics
Birth Date:  28 Apr 1989
Place of Birth:  LAUTOKA, FIJI
Country of birth:  FIJ
Age:  28
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  175
Weight (Kg):  83

Events and Medals


Eugene VOLLMER - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 11:30
Men's Long Jump Qualifying Round - Group B
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 10:30
Men's Triple Jump Qualifying Round - Group B
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 11:14
Men's 4 x 100m Relay Round 1 - Heat 2
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Triple Jump 13 15.79

Nickname: Gene (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)
Occupation: Website/database administration at Athletics Fiji (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)
Education: Applied mathematics at Fresno Pacific University, California, USA
Languages spoken: Fijian, English (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)
Coach

PERSONAL: Jonothan "JT" THIESEN (USA) (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)


Injuries

Pulled hamstring and sprained ankles multiple times. (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)


Reason: Initially wanted to play rugby, but he wasn't good. Next choice was field hockey, but couldn't afford it - so he chose the least expensive sport, athletics. As you just need a a pair of running shoes and your spikes. (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)
Ambition: Qualify for the Olympics. (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)
Memorable: Setting the Fiji national triple jump record, with a jump of 16.08m at the 2012 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Marion, Indiana, QLD. Being the first Fijian to jump over 16 metres. (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)
Hero: Brian CLAY (USA), Beijing 2008 Olympic decathlon gold medallist and Superman, regardless of his superhuman characteristics, he inspires him. (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)
Influence: Coach Jonathan "JT" THIESEN (USA), becuase he has taught him a great deal about triple jump and life. (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)
Ritual: Watches cartoons first thing in the morning. (Athlete, 7 Mar 2018)
Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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