|1990 Auckland||Triple jump|
Edrick Bertholan Floréal (born October 5, 1966 in Gonaïves, Haiti) is a retired long and triple jumper from Canada. Floréal finished fourth in the triple jump at the 1987 Pan American Games. He represented Canada at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1988. At the 1988 Summer Olympics he finished 18th in the qualifying round of the Triple Jump, at the 1992 Summer Olympics he finished 28th in the qualifying round in the Long Jump. He is the Canadian record holder in the long jump and triple jump, with marks of 8.20 m (26 ft 103⁄4 in) and 17.29 m (56 ft 81⁄2 in).
Floréal competed collegiately for the University of Arkansas, a school fabled for its jumping prowess. He won the NCAA Men's Indoor Track and Field Championships triple jump in both 1989 and 1990 and at the Outdoor Championships in 1988, 1989 and 1990.
Floréal was the director of track and field at Stanford University from 1998 to 2012. He was named the "West Regional Coach of the Year" for the 2010 Indoor season by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Floréal was signed as the head coach of the University of Kentucky men and women's cross country and track teams on July 9, 2012. Floréal is married to LaVonna Martin-Floreal, the 1992 Olympic silver medalist in the 100-meter hurdles. They have two children, one of whom, E.J., played three seasons for the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team before leaving the program in August 2016 to join the UK track program full-time.
|1986||Commonwealth Games||Edinburgh, Scotland||6th||Long jump||7.50 m|
|8th||Triple jump||15.58 m|
|1987||World Championships||Rome, Italy||21st (q)||Triple jump||16.33 m|
|Pan American Games||Indianapolis, United States||4th||Triple jump||16.55|
|1988||Olympic Games||Seoul, South Korea||18th||Triple jump||16.11 m|
|1989||Jeux de la Francophonie||Rabat, Morocco||1st||Long jump||7.84 m|
|3rd||Triple jump||16.69 m|
|1990||Commonwealth Games||Auckland, New Zealand||3rd||Triple jump||16.89 m|
|1991||World Championships||Tokyo, Japan||15th||Long jump||7.95 m|
|17th||Triple jump||16.68 m|
|1992||Olympic Games||Barcelona, Spain||28th||Long jump||7.62 m|
|1993||World Championships||Stuttgart, Germany||19th (q)||Long jump||7.39 m|
|16th (q)||Triple jump||16.84 m|
|1994||Jeux de la Francophonie||Paris, France||1st||Triple jump||16.83 m|
|Commonwealth Games||Victoria, Canada||5th||Triple jump||16.61 m|
|1995||World Indoor Championships||Barcelona, Spain||—||Triple jump||NM|
- Edrick Floréal. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2016-05-30.
- Canadian Outdoor Records Men. Athletics Canada. Retrieved on 2016-05-30.
- http://gostanford.cstv.com/sports/c-track/mtt/floreal_edrick00.html Stanford University Track and Field Page
- "Edrick Floreal". University of Kentucky. Retrieved 29 October 2013.
- "24 EJ Floreal". University of Kentucky. Retrieved 29 October 2013.
- "E.J. Floreal will leave basketball to run track for Kentucky". ESPN.com. Associated Press. August 9, 2016. Retrieved August 10, 2016.
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