Tabia Charles

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Tabia Charles
Tabia-Charles-2010.jpg
Personal information
Born (1985-04-06) April 6, 1985 (age 34)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight148 lb (67 kg)
Sport
Country Canada
SportLong jump
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Long jump: 6.82 m NR, Chania, 2008
Triple jump: 13.99 m NR, Eugene, 2010

Tabia Charles (born 6 April 1985 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian long jumper.

She finished tenth in the final round at the 2008 Olympic Games.[1]

Her personal best is 6.82 metres, achieved in June 2008 in Chania.[1] This is the current Canadian record.[2] She also has 14.02 metres in the triple jump, achieved in March 2007 in South Bend; her outdoor personal best is 13.94 metres, achieved in April 2006 in Philadelphia.[1]

On October 4, 2018, The University of Miami announced that Tabia Charles-Collins will be one of eight athletes inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame as part of its 51st Annual ceremony. The Class of 2019 ceremony is set to take place in April 2019.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tabia Charles at IAAF
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2010-04-28.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "UM Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Class". Hurricane Sports. Retrieved October 24, 2018.