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Nieto at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games
|Full name||James Earl Nieto|
November 2, 1976 (age 41)|
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|Sport||Track and Field|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||High Jump: 2.34 (Athens 2004)|
His personal best jump is 2.34 (7' 8"), achieved at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. He was the 2004 USA Olympic Trials Champion with a jump of 2.33 meters (7' 7.5") as well as the 2003 USA Outdoor Champion with a jump of 2.30 meters (7' 6.5").
Nieto suffered serious injury resulting in paralysis while doing a back flip in April, 2016.
|2003||Pan American Games||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic||2nd|
|World Championships||Paris, France||7th|
|World Athletics Final||Monte Carlo, Monaco||3rd|
|2004||World Indoor Championships||Budapest, Hungary||9th|
|Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||4th||2.34 m PB|
|World Athletics Final||Monte Carlo, Monaco||4th|
|2007||Pan American Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||7th|
|2011||Pan American Games||Guadalajara, Mexico||6th|
|2012||Olympic Games||London, England||6th|
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- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "James Earl "Jamie" Nieto". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2018-10-16.
- Lazo, Ryan (April 26, 2016). "Olympic high jumper in near-fatal fall after letting insurance lapse". New York Post.
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