Benjamin Compaoré

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Benjamin Compaoré
Men triple jump French Athletics Championships 2013 t160700.jpg
Compaoré in 2013
Personal information
Born (1987-08-05) 5 August 1987 (age 31)
Bar-le-Duc, France
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
Country France
Event(s)Triple jump

Benjamin Compaoré (born 5 August 1987) is a French athlete specialising in the triple jump. He won the gold medal at the 2014 European Championships and the bronze at the 2016 World Indoor Championships.

His personal bests in the event are 17.48 metres outdoors (-0.1 m/s, Marrakech 2014) and 17.14 metres indoors (Liévin 2012).


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
2005 European Junior Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 5th Triple jump 15.81 m
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 1st Triple jump 16.61 m (-0.5 m/s)
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 13th (q) Triple jump 16.19 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 5th Triple jump 16.99 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 8th Triple jump 17.17 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 6th Triple jump 17.05 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 6th Triple jump 17.08 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 10th (q) Triple jump 16.48 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 1st Triple jump 17.46 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 12th Triple jump 16.63 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 3rd Triple jump 17.09 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 12th Triple jump 16.12 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10th Triple jump 16.54 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 21st (q) Triple jump 16.46 m


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