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LeJuan Simon

Full name: LeJuan Waynesley Simon
Gender: Male
Height: 15-8 (188 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: February 7, 1981 in Houston, Texas, United States
Died: October 2, 2008 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Affiliations: LSU Tigers, Baton Rouge (USA)
Country: TTO Trinidad and Tobago
Sport: Athletics

Biography

LeJuan Simon competed in both long jump and triple jump, but had his best results in the latter event. As a triple jumper, he placed 5th in the 2006 Commonwealth Games final, and competed in the 2004 Olympics. For the American Louisiana State University, he won the 2004 NCAA Indoor Championships, leading a LSU medal sweep. He died at the age of only 27, suffering from pulmonary hypertension.

Personal Best: TJ – 17.05i (2004).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2004 Summer 23 Athina Athletics Men's Triple Jump Trinidad and Tobago TTO 36 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D SBMD BMD
2004 Summer 23 Athina Athletics Trinidad and Tobago Qualifying Round 36 16.16   14.75
2004 Summer 23 Athina Athletics Trinidad and Tobago Qualifying Round Group A 17 16.16  
2004 Summer 23 Athina Athletics Trinidad and Tobago Qualifying Round Group A Round One NP foul
2004 Summer 23 Athina Athletics Trinidad and Tobago Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 17 14.75 14.75
2004 Summer 23 Athina Athletics Trinidad and Tobago Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 16.16
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