Peter Burge (athlete)

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Peter Burge
Personal information
Nationality Australian
Born (1974-07-03) 3 July 1974 (age 40)
Townsville, Australia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb; 13 st)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) long jump, triple jump

Peter Burge (born 3 July 1974, in Townsville) is a former Australian long and triple jumper. He is most famous for winning the long jump competition at the 1998 Commonwealth Games. He retired from athletics in 2003.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 5th Triple jump 16.19 m
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st Long jump 8.22 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 6th Long jump 8.15 m
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 4th Long jump 8.11 m

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

  • Long jump: 8.30 m (w. +1.1 m/s) (Melbourne 2000)
  • Triple jump: 16.19 m (w. +0.2 m/s) (Seoul 1992)

Indoor

  • Long jump: 8.11 m (Lisbon 2001, Sindelfingen 2001); then Oceanian record

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