Name: Will Claye
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Triple Jump/Long Jump
Current Residence: San Diego, Calif.
College: Oklahoma '10, Florida '12
- 2012 Olympic Games, bronze medal in the long jump, silver medal in the triple jump
- 2012 USA Indoor triple jump champion (17.63m/57-10.25) and long jump runner-up (8.02m/26-3.75)
- 2011 USA Outdoors runner-up in triple jump (17.09m/56-9) and long jump (8.19m/26-10.5)
- 2009 USA Junior triple jump champion (17.14m/56-3MR)
- 2009 Pan Am Junior triple jump champion (16.57m/54-4.50)
- 2009 NCAA Outdoor champion (17.19m/56-4.75)
- 2011 SEC Men’s Field Athlete of the Year
- 2008 USA Today All-USA Track & Field Team in both long and triple jump
Fun Facts: He and Christian Taylor, his teammate while at Florida, are proving to be the next big duo in the triple jump after each won medals at both 2011 World Outdoors and 2012 World Indoors ... Claye’s Florida coach Mike Holloway called him “the best athlete you have never heard of” ... Claye now trains at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
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