Mark Boswell

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Mark Boswell
Medal record
Men’s Athletics
Representing  Canada
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1999 Seville High Jump
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Paris High Jump
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Melbourne High Jump
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester High Jump
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1999 Winnipeg High Jump
Silver medal – second place 1999 Palma de Mallorca High Jump

Mark Boswell (born July 28, 1977) is a Canadian high jumper, who won a total number of six national titles in the men's high jump event.

Boswell was born in Mandeville, Jamaica and grew up in Brampton, Ontario. Boswell attended the University of Texas at Austin. In 2006, he won gold at the Commonwealth games held in Melbourne, Australia. His other notable achievements in international competition include 7th place at the 2004 Summer Olympics, 6th place at the 2000 Summer Olympics, a silver medal at the 1999 World Championships in Seville, Spain and a bronze at the 2003 World Championships in Saint-Denis, France.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Canada
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 1st 2.24 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 22nd (q) 2.23 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 2nd 2.30 m
Pan American Games Winnipeg, Canada 1st 2.25 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 2nd 2.35 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 6th 2.32 m
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 12th 2.20 m
Jeux de la Francophonie Ottawa, Canada 1st 2.31 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 6th 2.25 m
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 4th 2.31 m
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester England 1st 2.28 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 5th 2.25 m
World Championships Paris, France 3rd 2.32 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 7th 2.29 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 2.29 m
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 1st 2.26 m

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