Track and Field
Event: Triple Jump
College: University of Florida '12
- 2012 Olympic Games, gold (triple jump)
- Two-time USA Outdoor Championship, gold (2011 and 2012)
- Two-time NCAA Indoor champion (2009 and 2010)
- 2010 NCAA Outdoor champion
Fun Facts: Chosen as the 2008 Gatorade Athlete of the Year in the state of Georgia ... Taylor is the Georgia state record-holder in the long jump, triple jump, and 400-meter dash ... Taylor has won eight SEC Championships in the long jump, triple jump, and 4x400m relay
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Christian Taylor shatters the American record in the triple jump while Allyson Felix wins her ninth world gold.
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