Geoff Parsons (athlete)

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Geoff Parsons (born 14 August 1964 in Margate) is a retired Scottish high jumper, who won three Great Britain titles (AAA Championships) in the men's high jump event. His personal best jump was 2.31 metres, achieved at the Commonwealth Games in Victoria.[1]).

Geoff was trained by Ron Murray (see Facebook: The Ron Murray Appreciation Society)

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  Scotland
1986 European Indoor Championships Liévin, France 3rd 2.28 m
Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, United Kingdom 2nd 2.28 m
European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 9th 2.21 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 10th 2.25 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 16th 2.15 m
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 3rd 2.23 m
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 16th 2.20 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 3rd 2.31 m PB