Leigh Julius

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Leigh Ignatius Julius (born 25 March 1985) is a South African sprinter.[1]

Julius represented South Africa at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He competed at the 4x100 metres relay together with Hannes Dreyer, Ishmael Kumbane and Thuso Mpuang. In their qualification heat they did not finish due to a mistake in the baton exchange and they were eliminated.[1]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  South Africa
2001 World Youth Championships Debrecen, Hungary 2nd Medley reley
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 3rd (h) 4x400 m relay 3:04.31
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 2nd 100 m 10.50
1st 200 m 20.49
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 2nd 200 m 20.88
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:04.50
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 32nd (h) 200 m 20.80
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 36th (h) 100 m 10.51
24th (qf) 200 m 21.45
Universiade İzmir, Turkey 1st 200 m 20.56
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 10th (sf) 200 m 20.86
2nd 4x100 m relay 38.98
African Championships Bambous, Mauritius 3rd 200 m 20.82
2nd 4x100 m relay 39.68
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 2nd 200 m 20.96
2nd 4x100 m relay 39.20
All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 1st 200 m 20.81
2nd 4x100 m relay 39.11
World Championships Osaka, Japan 11th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.05
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 19th (qf) 200 m 39.52
3rd 4 x 100 m relay 39.52
World Championships Berlin, Germany 14th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.71

Personal bests[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Leigh Julius, beijing2008.cn, ret: 26 Aug 2008