Nick Buckfield

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Nicholas ("Nick") Jean Buckfield (born 5 June 1973) is an English pole vaulter. His personal best jump is 5.80 metres, achieved in May 1998 in Chania. He has 5.81 metres on the indoor track, achieved in February 2002 in Bad Segeberg.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  England
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 12th 4.90 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 8th 5.20 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 17th (q) 5.55 m
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 7th 5.55 m
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 21st (q) 5.40 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 5th 5.70 m
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 17th (q) 5.55 m
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 17th (q) 5.30 m
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan NM
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 22nd (q) 5.30 m
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 14th (q) 5.40 m
Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 4th 5.50 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 21st (q) 5.50 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 21st (q) 5.60 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 15th (q) 5.40 m
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 4th 5.35 m