Brian Wellman

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Brian Wellman (born September 8, 1967) is a former triple jumper from Bermuda, who became indoor world champion in 1995, setting a new championship record (CR) of 17.72. His personal best outdoors was 17.62 metres. Both these marks are Bermudian records. In addition, he has a wind-assisted (+7.1 m/s) mark of 17.75 metres.[1]

Wellman competed collegiately for the University of Arkansas where he won two NCAA Outdoor triple jump titles.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Bermuda
1986 CARIFTA Games Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 1st
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 6th
Universiade Sheffield, England 1st
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 5th
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 3rd
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 8th
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 3rd
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 1st
World Championships Goteborg, Sweden 2nd
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 6th
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 5th
1999 Central American and Caribbean Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 1st
2001 Central American and Caribbean Championships Guatemala City, Guatemala 1st
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 6th
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, England 8th
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 9th

World rankings[edit]

Wellman was ranked among the top ten triple jumpers in the world by Track and Field News on seven occasions:[2]

Year Event World rank
1992 Triple Jump 5th
1993 Triple Jump 8th
1994 Triple Jump 3rd
1995 Triple Jump 3rd
1996 Triple Jump 5th
1997 Triple Jump 9th
2001 Triple Jump 10th

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://trackandfieldnews.com/rankings/men/tjworldranking.pdf

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