Donald Scott (triple jumper)

Donald Scott
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Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (1992-02-23) February 23, 1992 (age 30)
Apopka, Florida, U.S.
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Triple jump
College teamEastern Michigan University
Turned pro2015
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
Outdoor
  • Triple jump
    17.43 m (57 ft 2 in)
    (Wind: -0.5 m/s) (2019)
  • Long jump
    7.58 m (24 ft 10+14 in)
    (Wind: +1.0 m/s) (2015)
Indoor
  • Triple jump –
    17.24 m (56 ft 6+12 in)
    (2020)
  • Long jump –
    7.57 m (24 ft 10 in)
    (2015)

All information from IAAF

[1]

Donald Scott (born February 23, 1992) is an American track and field athlete who competes in the triple jump. Scott earned bronze medal in triple jump at 2022 World Indoor Championships. He holds a wind-aided personal best of 17.74 m (58 ft 2+14 in), set in 2019. He equalled that mark, to win the 2019 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. He is a 2017 and 2019 U.S. Indoor Triple Jump Champion and a 2018 U.S. Outdoor Champion. Scott is a third-year volunteer coach (since 2015) at Eastern Michigan University.[2]

Career

In his first season as a professional, Scott earned eighth place at the 2015 USATF Outdoor Championships and a fourth place at the USA Indoor Championships. In 2017, Scott took third at the Outdoor USA Championships, securing his spot on Team USA for the World Championships in London. In 2018, Scott placed second in triple jump at the 2018 Athletics World Cup and third at the 2018 IAAF Diamond League Final.[3]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Olympics, World Championships, Diamond League Final, Athletics World Cup
2022 2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships Belgrade Serbia 3rd Triple jump 17.21 m (56 ft 6 in)[4]
2021 2021 Diamond League Final Letzigrund, Zürich 6th Triple jump 16.22 m (53 ft 3 in)
Summer Olympics Tokyo, Japan 7th Triple jump 17.18 m (56 ft 4 in)
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 6th Triple jump 17.17 m (56 ft 4 in)
The Match Europe v USA London, England 5th Triple jump 16.47 m (54 ft 0 in)
2019 World Athletics Diamond League Final Brussels, Belgium 4th Triple jump 17.14 m (56 ft 3 in)
2018 2018 IAAF Diamond League Final Brussels, Belgium 3rd Triple jump 17.25 m (56 ft 7 in)
2018 Athletics World Cup London, England 2nd Triple jump 16.73 m (54 ft 11 in)
2017 World Championships London, England 13th Triple jump 16.63 m (54 ft 7 in)
USATF Championships
Representing Adidas
2022 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Spokane, Washington 1st Triple Jump 16.88 m (55 ft 5 in)[5]
2021 United States Olympic Trials Hayward Field 2nd Triple jump 17.18 m (56 ft 4 in)
Unattached
2020 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Albuquerque, New Mexico 1st Triple Jump 17.24 m (56 ft 7 in)
2019 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Des Moines, Iowa 1st Triple Jump 17.74 m (58 ft 2 in)
USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Ocean Breeze, New York 1st Triple jump 16.85 m (55 ft 3 in)
2018 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Des Moines, Iowa 1st Triple jump 17.37 m (57 ft 0 in)
(Wind: -0.0 m/s)[6]
USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Albuquerque, New Mexico 5th Triple jump 16.69 m (54 ft 9 in)[7]
2017 2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships California State University, Sacramento 3rd Triple jump 17.25 m (56 ft 7 in)[8]
USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Albuquerque, New Mexico 1st Triple jump 16.99 m (55 ft 9 in)[9]
2016 2016 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hayward Field 7th Triple jump 16.96 m (55 ft 8 in)[10]
USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Portland, Oregon 4th Triple jump 16.71 m (54 ft 10 in)[11]
2015 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hayward Field 8th Triple jump 16.66 m (54 ft 8 in)[12]

NCAA Coaching

Coach Donald Scott worked with Eastern Michigan University until 2019 under the direction of John Goodridge.[13][14]

NCAA

Scott attended Eastern Michigan University (EMU), where he earned a degree in criminal justice. Scott set many records at EMU in track and field. While competing for the Eagles, Scott brought home nine Mid-American Conference (MAC) titles and two NCAA Division 1 All-American honors, and set the MAC and school record for the triple jump. He also came away his senior year with a 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships, a third-place finish for the triple jump, and a runner-up finish indoors.[15]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
NCAA Division 1 Track and Field Championships
2015 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hayward Field 3rd Triple jump 16.83 m (55 ft 3 in)
2015 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships University of Arkansas 2nd Triple jump 16.84 m (55 ft 3 in)
2014 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hayward Field 6th Triple jump 15.99 m (52 ft 6 in)
2012 2012 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Drake University 23rd Triple jump 15.20 m (49 ft 10 in)
2011 2011 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Drake University 71st Triple jump 14.74 m (48 ft 4 in)

Prep

From Apopka, Florida, a suburb of Orlando, Scott attended Apopka High School.[16][17]

References

  1. ^ Donald Scott IAAF
  2. ^ "2018 Track and Field Coach profile - Eastern Michigan University - Donald Scott". Eastern Michigan Eagles. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "IAAF Diamond League 2018 Track and Field AG Memorial Van Damme Triple Jump Final" (PDF). Diamond League 2018 AG Memorial Van Damme. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  4. ^ 2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships – Men's triple jump results World Athletics
  5. ^ Complete Results 2022 USATF Indoor Track and Field Championships Results World Track
  6. ^ "USA Track & Field - Results - FULL - 2018 USATF Outdoor Track and Field Championships Results - 6/22/2018 to 6/25/2018 - Drake University - Des Moines, Iowa". usatf.org. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  7. ^ "2018 United States Indoor (track and field) Championships Complete Results". usatf.org. Archived from the original on June 28, 2018. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  8. ^ "2017 United States Outdoor (track and field) Championships Complete Results". usatf.org. Archived from the original on October 12, 2017. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  9. ^ "2017 United States Indoor (track and field) Championships Complete Results". usatf.org. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  10. ^ "2016 United States Outdoor (track and field) Championships Complete Results". usatf.org. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  11. ^ "2016 United States Indoor (track and field) Championships Complete Results". usatf.org. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  12. ^ "2015 United States Outdoor (track and field) Championships Complete Results". usatf.org. Archived from the original on October 5, 2016. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  13. ^ EMU roster EMU Eagles
  14. ^ JOHN GOODRIDGE Head Men's Track/XC Coach Eastern Michigan University
  15. ^ "EMU Track and Field Alumnus Donald Scott Wins USATF Triple Jump Title". Eastern Michigan Eagles. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  16. ^ "Donald Scott Apopka High School Track and field". athletic.net. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  17. ^ "Donald Scott Apopka High School football profile". 247 sports. Retrieved February 26, 2019.

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