Breaux Greer

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Breaux Greer
Personal information
Born (1976-10-19) October 19, 1976 (age 41)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 102 kg (225 lb)
Sport
Country  United States
Sport Track 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.

Achievements[edit]

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 fiance, Katy Mixon, had a son in May 2017.[1]

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