Kafétien Gomis

Kafétien Gomis
Kafétien Gomis Barcelona 2010.jpg
Gomis at the 2010 European Championships
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  France
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2010 Barcelona Long jump
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Zürich Long jump
European Indoor Championships
Silver medal – second place 2011 Paris Long jump
Continental Cup
Silver medal – second place 2010 Split Long jump

Kafétien Gomis (born 23 March 1980 in Saint-Quentin, Aisne) is a French long jumper. His personal best jump is 8.24 metres, achieved in August 2010.

He finished ninth at the 2003 Summer Universiade, seventh at the 2005 Summer Universiade, fifth at the 2006 European Athletics Championships and fourth at the 2007 European Athletics Indoor Championships. He also competed in the 2004 Olympics, but failed to qualify from his qualification pool.

He came fourth at the 2009 European Athletics Indoor Championships with an indoor personal best of 8.12 metres and he represented France later that year at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics (although he did not make the final). He was knocked out in the qualification round at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships but he excelled outdoors that season, jumping a best of 8.24 m to win the silver medal at the 2010 European Athletics Championships – his first major medal.[1]

Personal bests

Event Best (m) Venue Date
Long jump (outdoor) 8.24 Barcelona, Spain 1 August 2010
Long jump (indoor) 8.21 Paris, France 27 February 2010
  • All information taken from IAAF profile.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  France
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 9th 7.74 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 14th (q) 7.99 m
2005 Mediterranean Games Almería, Spain 6th 7.88 m
Universiade İzmir, Turkey 7th 7.47 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th 7.93 m
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 4th 7.93 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 4th 8.12 m
Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 4th 7.96 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 21st (q) 7.90 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 10th (q) 7.84 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 2nd 8.24 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 2nd 8.03 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 7.88 m
2013 Jeux de la Francophonie Nice, France 2nd 7.81 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 3rd 8.14 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 14th (q) 7.65 m
World Championships Beijing, China 7th 8.02 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 9th 7.88 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 7th 7.84 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8th 8.05 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 9th 7.84 m


  1. ^ Remarkable Reif leaps to record Archived 2010-10-03 at the Wayback Machine. European Athletics (2010-08-01). Retrieved on 2010-08-02.

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