Chris Baker (athlete)

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Chris Baker
Commonwealth Games 2014 - Athletics Day 4 (14614906148).jpg
Baker at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
Personal information
Born (1991-02-02) 2 February 1991 (age 27)
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Weight80 kg (180 lb)
Country Great Britain
Event(s)High jump
ClubSale Harriers[1]
Coached bySharon Heveran

Chris Baker (born 2 February 1991) is an English athlete specialising in the high jump.[2] He represented Great Britain at the 2016 World Indoor Championships.

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