Randy Lewis (athlete)

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Randy Lewis
Medal record
Athletics
Competitor for  Grenada
CARIFTA Games
Junior (U20)
Silver 1997 Bridgetown Triple jump
Bronze 1996 Kingston Triple jump

Randy Lewis (born 15 November 1978) is a Grenadian athlete competing in the triple jump. He represented Grenada at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics, and has also competed at World Championship level indoors and outdoors. He won the bronze medal at the 2008 IAAF World Athletics Final. His personal best jump is 17.49 metres, achieved in May 2008 in São Paulo. This is the current Grenadian record.[1]

Lewis attended Wichita State University where he is in the Hall of Fame for Track and Field. He won four individual titles in the Missouri Valley Conference and he is a three-time NCAA All American. He also currently owns the triple jump records (indoor and outdoor) at Wichita State University.

He is coached by Gerd Osenberg, the former coach of Ulrike Meyfarth.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1996 CARIFTA Games (U20) Kingston, Jamaica 7th Long jump 7.09 m
3rd Triple jump 14.97 m
1997 CARIFTA Games (U20) Bridgetown, Barbados 5th Long jump 7.11 m
2nd Triple jump 15.66 m (w)
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 8th Long jump 7.63 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 28th (q) Triple jump 16.33 m
2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas 5th Triple jump 16.83 m (w)
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 24th (q) Triple jump 16.11 m
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 6th Triple jump 16.53 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 7th Triple jump
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7th Triple jump 16.42 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 4th Triple jump
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 9th (q) Triple jump 16.77 m
Summer Olympics Beijing, China 15th (q) Triple jump 17.06 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 3rd Triple jump
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 18th (q) Triple jump 16.73 m
World Athletics Final Thessaloniki, Greece 7th Triple jump 16.46 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 17th (q) Triple jump 16.28 m
Central American and Caribbean Games Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 2nd Triple jump 17.20 m
Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 6th Triple jump 16.73 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Randy Lewis profile at IAAF