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Christian Taylor

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Birthday
18, 1990
Birthplace
Fayetteville, GA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1990 (age 28)
Birthplace
Fayetteville, GA

About

American track and field athlete who is best known for his competing in the triple jump event. In 2015, he won the gold medal at the World Championships in Beijing for his triple jump score.

Before Fame

He made his first international track & field appearances during his time as a high school student. He began attending the University of Florida in 2009, and competed for the school's track team.

Trivia

He won the gold medal for triple jump at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. In 2014, he won the gold medal with his team at the World Relay Championships in Nassau, Bahamas. He has also competed in the long jump and 400 meter sprinting events.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Fayetteville, Georgia.

Associated With

He joined fellow track & field athlete Ashton Eaton in winning a gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.