Participants

Fabrice LAPIERRE

Fabrice LAPIERRE
    Athletics
Birth Date:  17 Oct 1983
Place of Birth:  REDUIT
Country of birth:  MRI
Age:  34
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  179
Weight (Kg):  69

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's Long Jump 12

Fabrice LAPIERRE - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 11:30
Men's Long Jump Qualifying Round - Group A
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 20:32
Gold Medal Event Men's Long Jump Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Long Jump 4 8.00
2010 Delhi, IND Men's Long Jump 1 8.3
2006 Melbourne, AUS Men's Long Jump 3 8.1

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Long Jump 10 7.87
2008 Beijing, CHN Men's Long Jump 15 7.9

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's Long Jump 11 7.93
2015 Beijing, CHN Men's Long Jump 2 8.24
2013 Moscow, RUS Men's Long Jump NM -
2011 Daegu, KOR Men's Long Jump 21 7.89
2009 Berlin, GER Men's Long Jump 4 8.21

Hobbies

Hitting golf balls, watching movies (spikes.iaaf.org, 04 Nov 2015)


Occupation: Athlete
Education: Science at Texas A&M University, USA. (Olympics.com.au, May 2016)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Dan PFAFF (CAN) (olympics.com.au, Jun 2016)


Injuries

Tore a quadriceps (thigh) before Moscow 2013 World Championships; competed but fouled on all three attempts. (smh.com.au, 15 Aug 2013). Troubled by back and hamstring injuries in 2011 and 2012. (spikes.iaaf.org, 08 Jan 2016)


Reason: Started in Little Athletics at age eight because he was looking for something to do. (Olympics.com.au, 30 Jul 2008)
Hero: Former footballer David BECKHAM (ENG) (altis.world, 14 Oct 2014)
Influence: Parents
Ritual: Jumps with teeth clenched on gold chain. (spikes.iaaf.org, 08 Jan 2016)
Additional information

COACH CHANGE
Been jumping more than eight metres since 2006. Won gold at World Indoors in Doha in 2010. Commonwealth Games gold at Delhi 2010 and bronze at Melbourne 2006. Moved to Arizona, USA, in 2014 to train under Dan PFAFF (CAN) at Altis Athletics Club, then took silver at 2015 Beijing World Championships and silver at 2016 World Indoors. (olympics.com.au, May 2017) "I love everything about going to Altis. Dan has helped me a lot. He’s refined my technique on my run and then the jump." (altis.world, May 2016)


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Legend

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

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