James Beckford

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Jamaica Jamaica
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    9 JAN 1975

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
Long Jump 8.62 +0.7 Orlando, FL 05 APR 1997
Triple Jump 17.92 +1.9 Odessa, TX 20 MAY 1995

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
60 Metres 6.79 Chemnitz 27 FEB 2004
Long Jump 8.40 Madrid 09 FEB 1996
Triple Jump 16.99 Manhattan, KS 04 MAR 1995

Progression - Outdoor

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2013 7.56 0.0 Feldkirch-Gisingen 27 JUL
2012 7.60 -0.3 Klagenfurt 21 JUL
2011 7.61 +1.3 Bellville 11 MAR
2010 7.93 +2.0 Haniá 31 MAY
2009 7.97 -0.1 Orlando, FL 10 MAY
2008 8.01 +0.4 Rheinau-Freistett 22 JUN
2007 8.37 +0.5 Warszawa 17 JUN
2006 8.25 +1.5 Bad Langensalza 08 JUL
2005 8.28 +0.3 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 10 SEP
2004 8.31 +0.8 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 26 AUG
2003 8.28 +0.1 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 29 AUG
2002 8.21 +0.5 Doha 15 MAY
2001 8.41 +1.3 Torino 09 JUN
2000 8.42 Bad Langensalza 01 JUL
1999 8.50 +0.2 Torino 24 JUN
1998 8.60 +0.4 Bad Langensalza 06 JUN
1997 8.62 +0.7 Orlando, FL 05 APR
1996 8.52 +1.6 Innsbruck 29 MAY
1995 8.45 +0.8 Oristano 18 SEP
1994 8.13 Odessa, TX 20 MAY
1993 7.53 01 JAN

Triple Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
1995 17.92 +1.9 Odessa, TX 20 MAY
1994 17.29 +1.3 Tempe, AZ 02 APR

Progression - Indoor

60 Metres

Performance Place Date
2004 6.79 Chemnitz 27 FEB

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2013 7.66 Linz 31 JAN
2009 7.68 Praha (O2 Arena) 26 FEB
2008 7.91 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 7.99 Chemnitz 23 FEB
2006 7.99 Chemnitz 03 MAR
2005 8.12 Chemnitz 25 FEB
2004 8.31 Budapest (Sportaréna) 06 MAR
2003 8.17 Erfurt 31 JAN
2002 8.06 Budapest-OH 09 FEB
2001 7.98 Pireás (P&F Stadium) 21 FEB
2000 8.06 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 20 FEB
1999 8.31 Stockholm 25 FEB
1998 8.21 Madrid 03 FEB
1997 8.17 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 08 MAR
1996 8.40 Madrid 09 FEB

Triple Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
1995 16.99 Manhattan, KS 04 MAR

Honours - Long Jump

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
12th IAAF World Indoor Championships 6 7.85 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 08 MAR 2008
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 6 8.17 +0.1 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 30 AUG 2007
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 7 7.83 -0.1 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 10 SEP 2006
11th IAAF World Indoor Championships 6q1 7.78 Moskva (Olimpiyskiy Stadion) 10 MAR 2006
3rd IAAF World Athletics Final 3 8.28 +0.3 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 10 SEP 2005
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 9 8.02 +0.1 Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 13 AUG 2005
2nd IAAF World Athletics Final 5 7.96 0.0 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 SEP 2004
28th Olympic Games 4 8.31 +0.8 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 26 AUG 2004
10th IAAF World Indoor Championships 2 8.31 Budapest (Sportaréna) 06 MAR 2004
1st IAAF World Athletics Final 7 7.93 +0.1 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 13 SEP 2003
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 8.28 +0.1 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 29 AUG 2003
9th IAAF World Indoor Championships 6q2 7.74 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 14 MAR 2003
17th IAAF Grand Prix Final 4 7.92 +1.9 Melbourne 09 SEP 2001
8th IAAF World Championships 7 8.08 -0.4 Edmonton (Commonwealth Stadium) 11 AUG 2001
27th Olympic Games 9q2 7.98 +0.5 Sydney (Olympic Stadium) 25 SEP 2000
7th IAAF World Indoor Championships 5 8.16 Maebashi (Green Dome) 07 MAR 1999
13th IAAF Grand Prix Final 2 8.40 0.0 Fukuoka 13 SEP 1997
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 4 8.14 +0.6 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 05 AUG 1997
6th IAAF World Indoor Championships 5 8.17 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 08 MAR 1997
XXVI Olympic Games 2 8.29 -1.4 Atlanta (Olympic Stadium), GA 29 JUL 1996
IAAF/Mobil Grand Prix Final 3 8.20 0.0 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 09 SEP 1995
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 8.30 0.0 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 12 AUG 1995

Honours - Triple Jump

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 6 17.13 +2.5 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 07 AUG 1995

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