Chris Baker (high jumper)

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Chris Baker
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Baker in 2019
Personal information
Born (1991-02-02) 2 February 1991 (age 28)
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Weight80 kg (180 lb)
Country Great Britain
Event(s)High jump
ClubSale Harriers[1]
Coached byGareth Walton & Graham Ravenscroft

Chris Baker (born 2 February 1991) is an English athlete specialising in the high jump.[2] He won a bronze medal at the 2016 European Championships. In addition, he represented Great Britain at the 2016 Summer Olympics without advancing to the final.

His personal bests in the event are 2.29 metres outdoors (Amsterdam 2016) and 2.36 metres indoors (Hustopece 2016).

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  England
2008 Commonwealth Youth Games Pune, India 4th 2.06 m
2013 European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 7th 2.21 m
2014 European Team Championships Braunschweig, Germany 5th 2.19 m
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 4th 2.25 m
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 11th 2.21 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 8th 2.29 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 3rd 2.29 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 16th (q) 2.26 m
2017 European Team Championships Lille, France 8th 2.12 m
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 9th 2.21 m
European Championships Berlin, Germany 16th (q) 2.21 m
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 4th 2.22 m