Jean-Kersley Gardenne

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Jean-Kersley Gardenne (born 16 February 1972) is a retired Mauritian pole vaulter.

His personal best jump is 5.50 metres, achieved in June 1996 in Dreux. This is the Mauritian record.[1] He did however have a better indoor mark with 5.60 metres, achieved in January 1998 in Liévin.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Mauritius
1990 African Championships Cairo, Egypt 2nd 4.70 m
World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 17th (q) 4.70 m
1991 All-Africa Games Cairo, Egypt 3rd 5.00 m
1992 African Championships Belle Vue Maurel, Mauritius 2nd 5.30 m
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 24th (q) 5.20 m
1995 All-Africa Games Harare, Zimbabwe 2nd 5.20 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States NM
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France NM
1998 African Championships Dakar, Senegal 2nd 5.20 m
Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 3rd 5.35 m[3]


  1. ^ Mauritian athletics records Archived 2007-04-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Commonwealth All-Time Lists (Men) - GBR Athletics
  3. ^ Gardenne originally finished fourth, but was promoted following the disqualification of Denis Petushinskiy.