James BECKFORD

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Jamaica Jamaica
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    09 JAN 1975
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    14201830

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
60 Metres 6.88 Orlando, FL (USA) 11 JAN 2008 0
100 Metres 10.78 +1.3 Rhede (GER) 29 MAY 2005 952
110 Metres Hurdles 15.91 +0.4 Karlstad (SWE) 15 JUL 2010 749
Long Jump 8.62 +0.7 Orlando, FL (USA) 05 APR 1997 NR 1273
Long Jump 8.68 * +4.9 Odessa, TX (USA) 19 MAY 1995 1258
Triple Jump 17.92 +1.9 Odessa, TX (USA) 20 MAY 1995 NR 1263
Shot Put 12.31 Karlstad (SWE) 14 JUL 2010 664
Javelin Throw 53.63 Herisau (SUI) 19 SEP 2015 728
4x100 Metres Relay 39.10 Ullevi Stadium, Göteborg (SWE) 13 AUG 1995 1142

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
60 Metres 6.79 Chemnitz (GER) 27 FEB 2004 1048
Long Jump 8.40 Madrid (ESP) 09 FEB 1996 NR 1225
Triple Jump 16.99 Manhattan, KS (USA) 04 MAR 1995 1163
Shot Put 13.24 Dornbirn (AUT) 08 FEB 2015 719

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 2015

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
Long Jump 6.99 NWI Herisau (SUI) 19 SEP 2015 890
Javelin Throw 53.63 Herisau (SUI) 19 SEP 2015 728

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
60 Metres 7.26 Dornbirn (AUT) 08 FEB 2015 811
Shot Put 13.24 Dornbirn (AUT) 08 FEB 2015 719

Outdoor

60 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2008 6.88 Orlando, FL (USA) 11 JAN 2008

Outdoor

100 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2005 10.78 +1.3 Rhede (GER) 29 MAY 2005

Outdoor

110 Metres Hurdles

Performance Wind Place Date
2010 15.91 +0.4 Karlstad (SWE) 15 JUL 2010

Outdoor

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2015 6.99 NWI Herisau (SUI) 19 SEP 2015
2014 7.31 +1.6 Tampa, FL (USA) 23 MAY 2014
2013 7.56 0.0 Feldkirch (AUT) 27 JUL 2013
2012 7.73 Innsbruck (AUT) 01 JUN 2012
2011 7.83 +0.1 Mondovi (ITA) 12 JUN 2011
2010 7.93 +2.0 Chania (GRE) 31 MAY 2010
2009 7.97 -0.1 Orlando, FL (USA) 10 MAY 2009
2008 8.01 +0.4 Rheinau-Freistett (GER) 22 JUN 2008
2007 8.37 +0.5 Warszawa (POL) 17 JUN 2007
2006 8.25 +1.5 Bad Langensalza (GER) 08 JUL 2006
2005 8.28 +0.3 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 10 SEP 2005
2004 8.31 +0.8 Olympic Stadium, Athina (GRE) 26 AUG 2004
2003 8.28 +0.1 Stade de France, Paris-St-Denis (FRA) 29 AUG 2003
2002 8.21 +0.5 Doha (QAT) 15 MAY 2002
2001 8.41 +1.3 Torino (ITA) 09 JUN 2001
2000 8.42 Bad Langensalza (GER) 01 JUL 2000
1999 8.50 +0.2 Torino (ITA) 24 JUN 1999
1998 8.60 +0.4 Bad Langensalza (GER) 06 JUN 1998
1997 8.62 +0.7 Orlando, FL (USA) 05 APR 1997
1996 8.52 +1.6 Innsbruck (AUT) 29 MAY 1996
1995 8.45 +0.8 Oristano (ITA) 18 SEP 1995
1994 8.13 NWI Odessa, TX (USA) 20 MAY 1994

Outdoor

Triple Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
1998 16.09 +1.1 Tivoli (ITA) 31 MAY 1998
1995 17.92 +1.9 Odessa, TX (USA) 20 MAY 1995
1994 17.29 +1.3 Tempe, AZ (USA) 02 APR 1994

Outdoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2010 12.31 Karlstad (SWE) 15 JUL 2010

Outdoor

Javelin Throw

Performance Place Date
2015 53.63 Herisau (SUI) 19 SEP 2015

Outdoor

4x100 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
1995 39.10 Ullevi Stadium, Göteborg (SWE) 13 AUG 1995

Indoor

60 Metres

Performance Place Date
2014/15 7.26 Dornbirn (AUT) 08 FEB 2015
2003/04 6.79 Chemnitz (GER) 27 FEB 2004

Indoor

Long Jump

Performance Place Date
2012/13 7.66 Linz (AUT) 31 JAN 2013
2008/09 7.68 Praha (CZE) 26 FEB 2009
2007/08 7.91 Velódromo Luis Puig, Valencia (ESP) 07 MAR 2008
2006/07 7.99 Chemnitz (GER) 23 FEB 2007
2005/06 7.99 Chemnitz (GER) 03 MAR 2006
2004/05 8.12 Chemnitz (GER) 25 FEB 2005
2003/04 8.31 Sportaréna, Budapest (HUN) 06 MAR 2004
2002/03 8.17 Erfurt (GER) 31 JAN 2003
2001/02 8.06 Budapest (HUN) 09 FEB 2002
2000/01 7.98 Pireaus (GRE) 21 FEB 2001
1999/00 8.06 Birmingham (GBR) 20 FEB 2000
1998/99 8.31 Stockholm (SWE) 25 FEB 1999
1997/98 8.21 Madrid (ESP) 03 FEB 1998
1996/97 8.17 Palais Omnisports, Paris (FRA) 08 MAR 1997
1995/96 8.40 Madrid (ESP) 09 FEB 1996

Indoor

Triple Jump

Performance Place Date
1995/96 16.43 Moskva (RUS) 14 FEB 1996
1994/95 16.99 Manhattan, KS (USA) 04 MAR 1995

Indoor

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2014/15 13.24 Dornbirn (AUT) 08 FEB 2015

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Long Jump 8.29 -1.4 Olympic Stadium, Atlanta, GA (USA) 29 JUL 1996
4. Long Jump 8.31 +0.8 Olympic Stadium, Athina (GRE) 26 AUG 2004

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Long Jump 8.28 +0.1 Stade de France, Paris-St-Denis (FRA) 29 AUG 2003
2. Long Jump 8.30 0.0 Ullevi Stadium, Göteborg (SWE) 12 AUG 1995
4. Long Jump 8.14 +0.6 Olympic Stadium, Athina (GRE) 05 AUG 1997
4. 4x100 Metres Relay 39.10 Ullevi Stadium, Göteborg (SWE) 13 AUG 1995
6. Long Jump 8.17 0.0 Nagai Stadium, Osaka (JPN) 30 AUG 2007
6. Triple Jump 17.13 +2.5 Ullevi Stadium, Göteborg (SWE) 07 AUG 1995
7. Long Jump 8.08 -0.4 Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton (CAN) 11 AUG 2001

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Long Jump 8.31 Sportaréna, Budapest (HUN) 06 MAR 2004
5. Long Jump 8.16 Green Dome, Maebashi (JPN) 07 MAR 1999
5. Long Jump 8.17 Palais Omnisports, Paris (FRA) 08 MAR 1997
6. Long Jump 7.85 Velódromo Luis Puig, Valencia (ESP) 08 MAR 2008

Honours - World Athletics Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Long Jump 8.28 +0.3 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 10 SEP 2005
5. Long Jump 7.96 0.0 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 19 SEP 2004
7. Long Jump 7.83 -0.1 Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart (GER) 10 SEP 2006
7. Long Jump 7.93 +0.1 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 13 SEP 2003

Honours - Grand Prix Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Long Jump 8.29 +2.4 Olympiastadion, München (GER) 11 SEP 1999
2. Long Jump 8.40 0.0 Fukuoka (JPN) 13 SEP 1997
3. Long Jump 8.20 -0.6 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 09 SEP 1995

Honours - Golden League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Long Jump 8.42 +0.1 Charléty, Paris (FRA) 21 JUL 1999

Honours - World University Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Long Jump 8.35 -0.7 Catania (ITA) 31 AUG 1997

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Long Jump 7.86 +0.2 Kingston (JAM) 24 JUN 2007
1. Long Jump 7.63 -1.3 Kingston (JAM) 26 JUN 2005
1. Long Jump 8.13 +1.9 Kingston (JAM) 27 JUN 2004
1. Long Jump 8.25 +3.1 Kingston (JAM) 21 JUN 2002
1. Long Jump 8.29 +1.5 Kingston (JAM) 22 JUL 2000
1. Long Jump 8.36 +0.1 Kingston (JAM) 27 JUN 1998
1. Long Jump 8.30 +0.6 Kingston (JAM) 27 JUN 1996
Results in:

60 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
08 FEB 2015 Dornbirn AUTAUT F H5 1. 7.28
08 FEB 2015 Dornbirn AUTAUT F F1 2. 7.26

Long Jump

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Wind
19 SEP 2015 Herisau ARGE Alp-Länderkampf, Herisau SUISUI F F 3. 6.99 NWI

Shot Put Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
08 FEB 2015 Dornbirn AUTAUT F F 4. 13.24

Javelin Throw

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
19 SEP 2015 Herisau ARGE Alp-Länderkampf, Herisau SUISUI F F 7. 53.63

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