Christian Taylor

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    18 JUN 1990
Christian Taylor in the triple jump at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
200 Metres 20.70 +0.9 Jacksonville, FL 30 MAR 2013
400 Metres 45.17 Des Moines, IA 25 APR 2014
Long Jump 8.19 +0.9 Knoxville, TN 15 MAY 2010
Triple Jump 18.21 +0.2 Beijing (National Stadium) 27 AUG 2015

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
Long Jump 8.02 Fayetteville, AR 13 FEB 2009
Triple Jump 17.63 Istanbul (Ataköy Arena) 11 MAR 2012

Progression - Outdoor

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2013 20.70 +0.9 Jacksonville, FL 30 MAR
2011 20.76 +1.9 Gainesville, FL 16 APR

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
2014 45.17 Des Moines, IA 25 APR
2011 45.46 Gainesville, FL 01 APR
2010 45.55 Gainesville, FL 02 APR
2009 45.34 Gainesville, FL 03 APR
2008 46.60 Jefferson, GA 10 MAY

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2015 8.18 +1.8 Clermont, FL 18 APR
2014 8.09 +0.6 Birmingham (Alexander), GBR 24 AUG
2013 8.01 +0.2 Zagreb (Sports Park Mladost) 03 SEP
2012 8.12 +1.1 Eugene, OR 24 JUN
2011 8.00 0.0 Athens, GA 14 MAY
2010 8.19 +0.9 Knoxville, TN 15 MAY
2009 7.72 +0.4 Auburn, AL 18 APR
2008 7.73 Fayetteville, AR 03 APR
2007 7.29 +0.8 Ostrava 13 JUL

Triple Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2016 17.11 +1.9 Nassau (T. Robinson Stadium) 16 APR
2015 18.21 +0.2 Beijing (National Stadium) 27 AUG
2014 17.51 -0.6 Zürich (Letzigrund) 28 AUG
2013 17.66 +0.9 Birmingham (Alexander), GBR 30 JUN
2012 17.81 +0.6 London (Olympic Stadium) 09 AUG
2011 17.96 +0.1 Daegu (DS) 04 SEP
2010 17.02 +0.9 Eugene, OR 09 JUN
2009 16.65 +0.9 Fayetteville, AR 13 JUN
2008 16.05 +1.2 Columbus, OH 21 JUN
2007 15.98 +0.6 Ostrava 14 JUL

Progression - Indoor

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2010 7.93 Fayetteville, AR 12 MAR
2009 8.02 Fayetteville, AR 13 FEB
2008 7.79 New York (Armory), NY 14 MAR

Triple Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2012 17.63 Istanbul (Ataköy Arena) 11 MAR
2011 17.36 Fayetteville, AR 27 FEB
2010 17.18 Fayetteville, AR 13 MAR
2009 16.98 College Station, TX 14 MAR

Honours - Long Jump

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
12th IAAF World Junior Championships 7 7.41 +0.1 Bydgoszcz (Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak) 09 JUL 2008
5th IAAF World Youth Championships 3 7.29 +0.8 Ostrava 13 JUL 2007

Honours - Triple Jump

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
15th IAAF World Championships 1 18.21 +0.2 Beijing (National Stadium) 27 AUG 2015
14th IAAF World Championships 4 17.20 +0.4 Moskva (Luzhniki) 18 AUG 2013
The XXX Olympic Games 1 17.81 +0.6 London (Olympic Stadium) 09 AUG 2012
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2012 2 17.63 Istanbul (Ataköy Arena) 11 MAR 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 17.96 +0.1 Daegu (DS) 04 SEP 2011
12th IAAF World Junior Championships 8 15.61 +0.7 Bydgoszcz (Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak) 11 JUL 2008
5th IAAF World Youth Championships 1 15.98 +0.6 Ostrava 14 JUL 2007