Breaux Greer

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Breaux Greer
Personal information
Born (1976-10-19) October 19, 1976 (age 42)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight102 kg (225 lb)
Country United States
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Javelin throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)NACACR 91.36 m (2007)

Breaux Greer (born October 19, 1976) is a retired American track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw. He is the current American record holder in the event with a throw of 91.29 m (299.5 ft), achieved on June 21, 2007. This was also the best throw in the world for almost eight years until surpassed by Julius Yego in 2015. He is an eight-time American Champion.

His coach was Finnish javelin thrower Kari Ihalainen. He appeared on the second season of American Gladiators as Hurricane.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  United States
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 12th 79.91 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 4th 87.00 m
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 2nd
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 3rd
World Championships Paris, France 14th 76.82 m
2004 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 1st 87.68 m = NR
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 3rd
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 22nd

Personal life[edit]

Greer and his fiancée, actress Katy Mixon, had a son in May 2017, and [2] a daughter in May 2018.[3]


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  3. ^ "Baby Girl on the Way for Katy Mixon and Breaux Greer". Retrieved 2017-11-29.

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