Éloyse Lesueur

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Éloyse Lesueur
Éloyse Lesueur (2013 World Championships in Athletics) 02.jpg
Personal information
Born (1988-07-15) July 15, 1988 (age 28)
Créteil, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Country  France
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long jump
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) outdoor - 6.91 m (2011); indoor - 6.90 m (2013)

Éloyse Lesueur (born 15 July 1988) is a French long jumper.


Lesueur became the first woman from France to win a long jump gold medal at the European Championships when she won the 2012 European Championships long jump event in Helsinki by jumping 6.81 meters in the final.[1]

Lesueur currently holds the French national indoor record of 6.90 m. This record was set in the final of the 2013 European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg, where she won the silver medal.

Lesueur withdrew from the 2015 World Championships in Athletics because of torn ligaments in her right knee sustained during training in May 2015.[2]

Results in international competitions[edit]

Note: Only the position and distance in the final are indicated, unless otherwise stated. (q) means the athlete did not qualify for the final, with the overall position and distance in the qualification round indicated.

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
2005 World Youth Championships Marrakesh, Morocco 2nd Long jump 6.28 m
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China Heptathlon DNF
2007 European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 2nd Long jump 6.34 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 4th Long jump 6.60 m
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 3rd Long jump 6.72 m (SB)
World Championships Berlin, Germany 18th (q) Long jump 6.40 m (q)
2010 European Team Championships Bergen, Norway 1st Long jump 6.78 m (PB)
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 4th Long jump 6.59 m
European Team Championships Stockholm, Sweden 3rd Long jump 6.60 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 26th (q) Long jump 6.22 m (q)
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st Long jump 6.81 m (SB)
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 8th Long jump 6.67 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd Long jump 6.90 m (iNR)
European Team Championships Gateshead, United Kingdom 1st Long jump 6.44 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 22nd (q) Long jump 6.39 m (q)
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 1st Long jump 6.85 m
European Championships Zurich, Switzerland 1st Long jump 6.85 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 5th Long jump 6.73 m


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