Leevan Sands

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Bahamas Bahamas
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    16 AUG 1981
Leevan Sands of the Bahamas sets a national record to win Olympic triple jump bronze (Getty Images)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
Long Jump 8.13 +1.7 Nassau 10 JUL 2005
Triple Jump 17.59 +0.9 Beijing (National Stadium) 21 AUG 2008

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
Long Jump 8.10 Lexington, KY 28 FEB 2004
Triple Jump 17.02 Fayetteville, AR 14 FEB 2004

Progression - Outdoor

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2009 7.50 0.0 Padova 30 AUG
2008 7.74 -0.2 London (Crystal Palace) 26 JUL
2007 7.69 +1.3 Auburn, AL 07 APR
2005 8.13 +1.7 Nassau 10 JUL
2004 8.04 +1.8 Oxford, MS 15 MAY
2003 8.01 +1.3 Sacramento, CA 13 JUN
2002 7.90 +0.3 Odessa, TX 17 MAY
2001 7.85 +0.2 Ciudad de Guatemala (Mateo Flores) 21 JUL
2000 7.83 San Juan 14 JUL

Triple Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2015 16.99 +1.7 Toronto (CIBC) 24 JUL
2012 17.23 0.0 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 06 JUL
2011 17.21 -0.2 Daegu (DS) 04 SEP
2010 17.21 +0.8 Mayagüez 29 JUL
2009 17.32 -0.5 Berlin (Olympiastadion) 18 AUG
2008 17.59 +0.9 Beijing (National Stadium) 21 AUG
2007 17.23 +0.9 London (Crystal Palace) 03 AUG
2005 17.30 0.0 Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 06 AUG
2004 17.41 +1.0 London (Crystal Palace) 30 JUL
2003 17.40 +0.3 London 08 AUG
2002 17.50 +0.4 Odessa, TX 18 MAY
2001 16.39 +1.9 Austin, TX 06 APR
2000 16.22 -1.3 Santiago de Chile (E.Nacional) 20 OCT
2000 16.22 +0.5 Santiago de Chile (E.Nacional) 19 OCT
1998 15.70 -0.1 Annecy (Park des Sports) 31 JUL

Progression - Indoor

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2004 8.10 Lexington, KY 28 FEB
2003 8.04 Fayetteville, AR 14 MAR
2002 7.84 Manhattan, KS 02 MAR

Triple Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2011 16.18 Glasgow (Kelvin Hall) 29 JAN
2009 16.56 Karlsruhe 15 FEB
2008 16.73 Fayetteville, AR 16 FEB
2007 16.95 Stuttgart (Schleyer Halle) 03 FEB
2006 16.99 State College, PA 28 JAN
2004 17.02 Fayetteville, AR 14 FEB
2003 16.71 Gainesville, FL 02 MAR
2002 16.79 Manhattan, KS 02 MAR

Honours - Long Jump

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics q1 NM +0.6 Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 12 AUG 2005
IAAF/Coca Cola World Junior Championships 11q2 7.19 +0.1 Santiago de Chile (E.Nacional) 21 OCT 2000

Honours - Triple Jump

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
15th IAAF World Championships 10 16.68 +0.3 Beijing (National Stadium) 27 AUG 2015
The XXX Olympic Games 5 17.19 +0.2 London (Olympic Stadium) 09 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 7 17.21 -0.2 Daegu (DS) 04 SEP 2011
IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 2 17.19 -0.1 Thessaloníki 12 SEP 2009
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 17.32 -0.5 Berlin (Olympiastadion) 18 AUG 2009
6th IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 6 16.78 0.0 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 13 SEP 2008
The XXIX Olympic Games 3 17.59 +0.9 Beijing (National Stadium) 21 AUG 2008
12th IAAF World Indoor Championships 12q1 16.31 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 07 MAR 2008
5th IAAF World Athletics Final 5 17.07 +0.8 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 22 SEP 2007
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 10q2 16.53 -0.2 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 25 AUG 2007
11th IAAF World Indoor Championships q1 DNS Moskva (Olimpiyskiy Stadion) 11 MAR 2006
3rd IAAF World Athletics Final 5 16.93 0.0 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 09 SEP 2005
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 17.39 +2.3 Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 11 AUG 2005
2nd IAAF World Athletics Final 6 16.91 0.0 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 18 SEP 2004
28th Olympic Games 14q1 16.35 -0.3 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 20 AUG 2004
1st IAAF World Athletics Final 7 16.40 0.0 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 14 SEP 2003
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 17.26 -0.4 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 25 AUG 2003
IAAF/Coca Cola World Junior Championships 5 16.22 -1.3 Santiago de Chile (E.Nacional) 20 OCT 2000
IAAF World Junior Championships 9q1 15.70 -0.1 Annecy (Park des Sports) 31 JUL 1998

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