Peter Burge (athlete)

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Peter Burge
Personal information
Nationality Australian
Born (1974-07-03) 3 July 1974 (age 42)
Townsville, Australia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb; 13 st)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) long jump, triple jump

Peter Burge (born 3 July 1974, in Townsville) is a former Australian long and triple jumper. He is most famous for winning the long jump competition at the 1998 Commonwealth Games. He retired from athletics in 2003.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Australia
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 5th Triple jump 16.19 m (wind: +0.2 m/s)
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st Long jump 8.22 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 6th Long jump 8.15 m
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 4th Long jump 8.11 m

Personal bests[edit]


  • Long jump: 8.30 m (w. +1.1 m/s) (Melbourne 2000)
  • Triple jump: 16.19 m (w. +0.2 m/s) (Seoul 1992)


  • Long jump: 8.11 m (Lisbon 2001, Sindelfingen 2001); then Oceanian record

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