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
1982 Commonwealth Games Brisbane, Australia 7th 2.16 m
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 15th 2.15 m
1986 European Indoor Championships Liévin, France 3rd 2.28 m
Goodwill Games Moscow, Soviet Union 8th 2.25 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
1991 Universiade Sheffield, United Kingdom 5th 2.20 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 3rd 2.31 m PB