Maicel Uibo

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Maicel Uibo
Maicel Uibo 110mH (34350321964) (cropped).jpg
Personal information
NationalityEstonian
Born (1992-12-27) 27 December 1992 (age 26)
Põlva, Estonia
Alma materUniversity of Georgia
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
CountryEstonia
SportAthletics
Event(s)Decathlon
Coached byPetros Kyprianou
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Decathlon: 8604 (Doha 2019)
Heptathlon: 6265 (Birmingham 2018)

Maicel Uibo (born 27 December 1992) is an Estonian decathlete. While competing for the University of Georgia, he won the 2014 and 2015 NCAA Decathlon championships.[1] Uibo won the silver medal at the 2019 World Championships, setting his personal best, 8604 points.

International competitions[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Rank Event Result
Representing  Estonia
2013 European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 21st (q) Long jump 7.24 m (wind: +0.2 m/s)
World Championships Moscow, Russia 19th Decathlon 7850 pts
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 10th Decathlon 8245 pts
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 24th Decathlon 7170 pts
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia Heptathlon DNF
World Championships London, United Kingdom Decathlon DNF
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 3rd Heptathlon 6265 pts (PB)
European Championships Berlin, Germany Decathlon DNF
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd Decathlon 8604 pts (PB)

Personal life[edit]

Uibo married his college sweetheart, Bahamian track star Shaunae Miller in 2017.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Georgia's Maicel Uibo Wins Title To Highlight Day Two At NCAAs georgiadogs.com 12 June 2015
  2. ^ Golden Girl Meets Her Match Tribune242, 7 February 2017

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