Curtis Moss

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Curtis Moss
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Personal information
NationalityCanadian
Born (1987-04-12) April 12, 1987 (age 35)
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight100 kg (220 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Javelin throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)81.21, Victoria, 2012

Curtis Moss (born April 12, 1987 in New Westminster, British Columbia) is a Canadian track and field athlete competing in the javelin throw. He competed in the javelin throw event at the 2012 Summer Olympics where he finished 22nd with a throw of 78.22 m.[1] He came in first at the 2012 Canadian National Championships in Calgary, achieving an Olympic "A" Standard. He finished 15th at the 2006 IAAF World Junior Championships in Beijing, China. On May 12, 2012 he set an event record for the javelin throw at the Ponce Grand Prix in Ponce, Puerto Rico, with a distance of 75.32 metres. His personal best is a distance of 81.21 metres, set on June 13, 2012 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Moss was suspended in 2015 for a banned substance, methylphenidate, detected in June 2015. His proposed sanction ended January 4, 2016.[2]

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 2003 – 53.21
  • 2004 – 57.41
  • 2005 – 68.37
  • 2006 – 57.77
  • 2009 – 78.32
  • 2010 – 74.76
  • 2011 – 75.53
  • 2012 – 81.21
  • 2013 – 76.86

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletics Canada names 40 to Olympic team". CottageCountryNow. July 1, 2012. Archived from the original on January 15, 2013. Retrieved July 1, 2012.
  2. ^ "Curtis Moss, Canadian athlete, suspended for doping violation". CBC Sports. December 17, 2015. Retrieved 2016-07-04.

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