Benjamin Gföhler

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Benjamin Gföhler
Personal information
Born (1994-01-27) 27 January 1994 (age 25)
Event(s)Long jump
ClubLC Zürich
Coached byAndreas Hediger

Benjamin Gföhler (born 27 January 1994) is a Swiss athlete specialising in the long jump.[1][2] He finished fourth at the 2015 European U23 Championships. Before concentrating on the long jump he competed in the combined events.

His personal bests in the long jump are 8.13 metres outdoors (+1.0 m/s, Oberteuringen 2016) and 7.94 metres indoors (Magglingen 2018).

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Switzerland
2011 World Youth Championships Lille, France Octathlon DNF
2012 World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 21st Decathlon (junior) 6690 pts
2013 European Junior Championships Rieti, Italy 11th Decathlon (junior) 7280 pts
2015 European U23 Championships Tallinn, Estonia 4th Long jump 7.93 m
Military World Games Mungyeong, South Korea 12th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 41.57 s
7th Long jump 7.21 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 16th (q) Long jump 7.72 m (w)
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 13th (q) Long jump 7.63 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 18th (q) Long jump 7.65 m