Breaux Greer

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Breaux Greer (born 19 October 1976 in Houston, Texas, USA) is a male American javelin thrower. He is an eight time American Champion and American record holder for the javelin with a throw of 91.29 meters (299.5 ft), achieved on June 21, 2007 during the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Indianapolis. As according to the current 1986 model, Greer's throw in Indianapolis of 91.29 meters ranks him as the #9 javelin thrower of all time (with new javelin).

His coach is Finnish Kari Ihalainen. He appeared on the second season of American Gladiators as Hurricane.

Dude, I throw a stick. Come on. I get paid a pretty good salary to throw a stick.[1]

Physical characteristics[edit]

  • Height: 188 centimeters (74 in)
  • Weight: 100 kilograms (220 lb)

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  United States
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 12th 79.91 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 4th 87.00 m
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 2nd
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 3rd
World Championships Paris, France 14th 76.82 m
2004 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 1st 87.68 m = NR
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 3rd
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 22nd

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 1998 - 79.68
  • 2000 - 82.63
  • 2001 - 87.00
  • 2002 - 81.78
  • 2003 - 82.10
  • 2004 - 87.68
  • 2005 - 87.65
  • 2006 - 85.45
  • 2007 - 91.29
  • 2008 - 73.68

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