Marquis Dendy

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Marquis Dendy
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Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1992-11-17) November 17, 1992 (age 25)
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Sport
Country  United States
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Long jump, Triple jump
College team University of Florida
Club Nike
Turned pro 2015

Marquis Dendy (born November 17, 1992) is an American track and field athlete, primarily known for horizontal jumping events.[1] He is the 2015 National Champion in the Long Jump. His winning jump, of 8.68 m (28 ft 5​12 in), though wind aided at +3.7mps, his first jump of the competition, was the longest jump in the world under any conditions in over 5 years.[2][3][4] He grew up in Middletown, Delaware.[5]

Injury forced long-jumper Dendy out of Rio Olympics.[6]

USA National Track and field Championships[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2018 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Des Moines, Iowa 3rd Long jump 8.04 m (26 ft 4​12 in)[7]
2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Sacramento, California 2nd Long jump 8.39 m (27 ft 6​14 in)[8]
2016 US Olympic Trials Eugene, Oregon 4th Long jump 8.42 m (27 ft 7​14 in)[9]
USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Portland, Oregon 1st Long jump 8.41 m (27 ft 7 in)[10]
2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Eugene, Oregon 1st Long jump 8.68 m (28 ft 5​12 in)[11]
3rd Triple jump 17.23 m (56 ft 6​14 in)[12]
2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Des Moines, Iowa 3rd Long jump 8.10 m (26 ft 6​34 in)[13]
2012 US Olympic Trials Hayward Field, Eugene T-11th Long jump 7.73 m (25 ft 4​14 in) (P)[14]
2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships Eugene, Oregon DNS Long jump DNS[15]
4th Triple jump 15.44 m (50 ft 7​34 in)[16]
2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships Drake Stadium 4th Long jump 7.17 m (23 ft 6​14 in)[17]
2nd Triple jump 15.60 m (51 ft 2 in)[18]

Major Track and Field Championships[edit]

Year Championship Venue Event Mark Place
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom Long Jump 8.42 m (27 ft 7​14 in) 3rd
2017 16th IAAF World Championships Outdoor London, United Kingdom Long jump 7.78 m (25 ft 6​14 in) 20th (q)
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, Oregon Long jump 8.26 m (27 ft 1 in) 1st
2015 15th IAAF World Championships Outdoor Beijing National Stadium Triple jump 16.73 m (54 ft 10​12 in) 13th
Long jump 7.78 m (25 ft 6​14 in) 21st
2013 14th IAAF World Championships Outdoor Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia Long jump 7.36 m (24 ft 1​34 in) 27th
2012 7th NACAC Under-23 Championships Outdoor Irapuato, Mexico Long jump 7.68 m (25 ft 2​14 in) 1st
2010 13th IAAF World Junior Championships Outdoor Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Triple jump 15.53 m (50 ft 11​14 in) 8th

NCAA[edit]

Dendy just had completed his final season at the University of Florida, where he won the 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in both the long jump and the triple jump, defending his 2014 championships in the same events. He accomplished the same double at the 2015 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships, setting the meet record in the Triple Jump. His first NCAA Championship was the 2013 Indoor Championship in the long jump.

Year Championship Venue Event Time Place
2012 Southeastern Conference Indoor Kentucky - Nutter Field House - Lexington, KY Long jump 26 feet 5.5 inches (8.065 m) 7th
Triple jump 50 feet 3.25 inches (15.3226 m) 1st
NCAA Indoor Boise State-Jackson's Track - Nampa, ID Long jump 25 feet 3.5 inches (7.709 m) 8th
Southeastern Conference Outdoor LSU - Bernie Moore Track Stadium - Baton Rouge, LA Triple jump 50 feet 9.5 inches (15.481 m) 6th
Long jump 24 feet 11.25 inches (7.6010 m) 8th
NCAA Outdoor Drake Stadium - Des Moines, IA Triple jump 50 feet 2.5 inches (15.304 m) 20th
Long jump 24 feet 11.75 inches (7.6137 m) 10th
2013 Southeastern Conference Indoor Arkansas-Randall Tyson Track - Fayetteville, AR Long jump 27 feet 1 inch (8.26 m) 1st
Triple jump 53 feet 3.75 inches (16.2497 m) 3rd
NCAA Indoor Arkansas-Randall Tyson Track - Fayetteville, AR Long jump 27 feet 2 inches (8.28 m) 1st
Triple jump 53 feet 1.75 inches (16.1989 m) 4th
Southeastern Conference Outdoor Missouri - Columbia, MO Triple jump 52 feet 7.25 inches (16.0338 m) 2nd
Long jump 27 feet 2.25 inches (8.2868 m) 2nd
NCAA Outdoor Hayward Field - Eugene, OR Triple jump 50 feet 9.25 inches (15.4750 m) 18th
2014 Southeastern Conference Indoor Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium - College Station, TX Triple jump 49 feet 0.75 inches (14.9543 m) 11th
Long jump 24 feet 7.25 inches (7.4994 m) 4th
NCAA Indoor Albuquerque Convention Center - Albuquerque, NM Long jump 22 feet 2.25 inches (6.7628 m) 16th
Southeastern Conference Outdoor Kentucky - Lexington, KY Triple jump 54 feet 2.5 inches (16.523 m) 1st
Long jump 24 feet 7.25 inches (7.4994 m) 10th
NCAA Outdoor Hayward Field - Eugene, OR Triple jump 55 feet 11.25 inches (17.0498 m) 1st
Long jump 26 feet 3 inches (8.00 m) 1st
2015 Southeastern Conference Indoor Kentucky - Nutter Field House - Lexington, KY Triple jump 55 feet 8.5 inches (16.980 m) 1st
Long jump 26 feet 3 inches (8.00 m) 1st
NCAA Indoor Arkansas-Randall Tyson Track - Fayetteville, AR Triple jump 57 feet 0 inches (17.37 m) 1st
Long jump 27 feet 2 inches (8.28 m) 1st
Southeastern Conference Outdoor Mississippi St. - Mississippi State, MS Triple jump 56 feet 11.25 inches (17.3546 m) 1st
Long jump 26 feet 10.5 inches (8.192 m) 1st
NCAA Outdoor Hayward Field - Eugene, OR Triple jump 58 feet 1.25 inches (17.7102 m) 1st
Long jump 27 feet 8 inches (8.43 m) 1st

High school[edit]

Marquis Dendy competed for Middletown High School in Middletown, Delaware[19] where he set the state records in both jumping events.[20] After high school he competed for the US in the 2012 NACAC Under-23 Championships in Athletics, winning the gold medal in the long jump. He had previously experienced international competition as a 17-year-old in the 2010 World Junior Championships in Athletics where he finished 8th in the triple jump.[21]

Personal[edit]

He grew up in a sporting family: his father was a sprinter at high school while his mother Dionne was a collegiate sprinter. His aunt Terri Dendy was a sprint relay medalist at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.usatf.org/Athlete-Bios/Marquis-Dendy.aspx
  2. ^ http://www.flashresults.com/2015_Meets/Outdoor/06-25_USATF/028-1_compiled.htm
  3. ^ http://www.alltime-athletics.com/mlongok.htm
  4. ^ http://www.alltime-athletics.com/mlongno.htm
  5. ^ Meet Marquis Dendy. Spikes. Retrieved 2017-12-18.
  6. ^ "Injury forces long-jumper Dendy out of Rio Olympics". Delaware News Online. 2016-07-29. Retrieved September 21, 2016. 
  7. ^ "2018 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Live Results". USATF.org. June 25, 2018. Retrieved June 25, 2018. 
  8. ^ "2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Results". USATF.org. June 25, 2017. Retrieved January 16, 2018. 
  9. ^ "2016 USA Track & Field Olympic Trials - Results - Full". USATF.org. 2016-07-12. Retrieved September 21, 2016. 
  10. ^ "2016 USA Track & Field - Results - Full". Usatf.org. 2016-03-12. Retrieved 2016-03-15. 
  11. ^ http://www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2015/USATF-Outdoor-Championships/Results-by-Day/Results-FULL.aspx
  12. ^ http://www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2015/USATF-Outdoor-Championships/Results-by-Day/Results-FULL.aspx
  13. ^ "USA Track & Field - Results - Full". Usatf.org. Retrieved 2015-11-01. 
  14. ^ "2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field - USA Track & Field - Results - Full". Usatf.org. 2012-06-24. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  15. ^ "2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships - USA Track & Field - Results - Full - Men Long Jump Junior". Usatf.org. 2011-06-24. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  16. ^ "2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships - USA Track & Field - Results - Full - Men Triple Jump Junior". Usatf.org. 2011-06-25. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  17. ^ "2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships - USA Track & Field - Results - Full - Men Long Jump Junior". Usatf.org. 2010-06-24. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  18. ^ "2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships - USA Track & Field - Results - Full - Men Triple Jump Junior". Usatf.org. 2010-06-24. Retrieved 2016-09-26. 
  19. ^ http://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/Athlete.aspx?AID=591249
  20. ^ http://www.delawareonline.com/story/sports/college/2015/06/13/middletowns-marquis-dendy-wins-th-ncaa-track-crown-florida/71193618/
  21. ^ http://www.iaaf.org/competitions/iaaf-world-junior-championships/13th-iaaf-world-junior-championships-4146/results/men/triple-jump/final
  22. ^ Marquis Cha Cha. SPIKES Magazine (2015-07-09). Retrieved on 2015-07-16.

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Deon Lendore
The Bowerman (men's winner)
2015
Succeeded by
Jarrion Lawson