Jacques Rousseau (athlete)
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- Personal best in the long jump: 8.26 meters in 1976 (French record)
- European champion long jumper in 1978
- European indoor long-jump champion in 1975 and 1976
- French champion long jumper in 1975, 1976 and 1977
- French indoor long-jump champion in 1973, 1975 and 1976
- He participated in two Olympics, in 1972 at Munich (tenth) and in 1976 at Montréal (fourth)
- European junior vice-champion d'Europe in long jump in 1970
- Selected several times for the junior and senior French teams, he also won a European cup for long jump and 4 by 4 relays. Along with his team, the Racing Club of France, he was French champion of the 4 × 400 m relay.
- A versatile athlete, he also has turned in the following performances:
- 47.5 in the 400 meter
- 20.7 in the 200 meter
- 10.3 in the 100 meter
- 2 meters in the high jump
This is a translation of the corresponding page in the French Wikipedia.
- Jacques Rousseau profile at IAAF
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jacques Rousseau". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-05.
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