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Charlie Simpkins

Full name: Charles "Charlie" Simpkins
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: October 19, 1963 in Aiken, South Carolina, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Charlie Simpkins was a triple jumper who competed at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics, winning a silver medal in 1992. Simpkins attended Baptist College, graduating in 1985. He was US Champion in 1986 and 1992, and was third at the US nationals in 1985, 1987, and 1990. In January 1986, at a meet in Los Angeles, Simpkins jumped 17.50 to set a world indoor record. He later became a coach, serving as a jumps coach at the University of Tennessee, and also coaching field events for the Knoxville Track Club.

Personal Best: TJ – 17.86 (1985).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 5
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics Men's Triple Jump United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round 5 17.29
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round One 6 16.62
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 8 foul 16.62
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 8 foul 16.62
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 8 pass 16.62
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 8 foul 16.62
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 17.29
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round 10 QC 16.35 16.27
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 5 16.35 16.27
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 9 16.00
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 5 16.27 16.27
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 16.35
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round 2 17.60
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round One 4 16.87
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 8 16.66 16.87
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 8 foul 16.87
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Four 8 16.74 16.87
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Five 4 17.29 17.29
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Final Round Round Six NP 17.60
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round 7 QU 17.07 16.59
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 3 17.07
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 3 16.41
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 5 16.59 16.59
1992 Summer 28 Barcelona Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 17.07
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