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Jacques Rousseau | French Long Jumper, Age, Star Sign, Biography, Career, Early Life, Facts

QUICK FACTS

IntroFrench long jumper
IsAthlete
FromFrance
TypeSports
GenderMale
Birth10 March 1951, Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, France
Age69 years
Star SignPisces

BIOGRAPHY

Jacques Rousseau (born March 10, 1951 in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe), is a French athlete. In 2006, he was living in Guadeloupe.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Personal best in the long jump: 8.26 meters in 1976 (French record)
  • European champion long jumper in 1978
  • European indoor long-jump champion in 1975 and 1976
  • French champion long jumper in 1975, 1976 and 1977
  • French indoor long-jump champion in 1973, 1975 and 1976
  • He participated in two Olympics, in 1972 at Munich (tenth) and in 1976 at Montréal (fourth)
  • European junior vice-champion d’Europe in long jump in 1970
  • Selected several times for the junior and senior French teams, he also won a European cup for long jump and 4 by 4 relays. Along with his team, the Racing Club of France, he was French champion of the 4 × 400 m relay.
  • A versatile athlete, he also has turned in the following performances:
    • 47.5 in the 400 meter
    • 20.7 in the 200 meter
    • 10.3 in the 100 meter
    • 2 meters in the high jump
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