Brittney Reese

Track and Field

TwitterName: Brittney Reese
Sport: Track & Field
Discipline: Long Jump
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 140
Current Residence: Gulfport, Mississippi
College: Mississippi

Olympic Experience:

  • 2008 Olympic Games, 5th place
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal in the women's long jump

Career Highlights:

  • 2007 SEC Women's Field Athlete of the Year
  • 2007 NCAA Outdoor champion
  • Two-time World Indoor gold medalist
  • Two-time World Outdoor gold medalist
  • Two-time USA Indoor champion
  • Five-time USA Outdoor champion

Fun Facts: Just once since her elite career started has Brittney Reese not recorded the farthest long jump in the country for either indoor or outdoor competition ... During the 2011 Thanksgiving season, Reese purchased 100 turkeys to be given away to help the homeless surrounding her hometown of Gulfport, Miss. ... Only Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Marion Jones have jumped farther in American history in the long jump

Learn more: 
USA Track & Field

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