|Born||July 15, 1988|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||outdoor - 6.91 m (2011); indoor - 6.90 m (2013)|
Éloyse Lesueur (born 15 July 1988) is a French long jumper.
Lesueur became the first woman from France to win a long jump gold medal at the European Championships when she won the 2012 European Championships long jump event in Helsinki by jumping 6.81 meters in the final.
Lesueur currently holds the French national indoor record of 6.90 m. This record was set in the final of the 2013 European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg, where she won the silver medal.
Lesueur withdrew from the 2015 World Championships in Athletics because of torn ligaments in her right knee sustained during training in May 2015.
Note: Only the position and distance in the final are indicated, unless otherwise stated. (q) means the athlete did not qualify for the final, with the overall position and distance in the qualification round indicated.
|2005||World Youth Championships||Marrakesh, Morocco||2nd||Long jump||6.28 m|
|2006||World Junior Championships||Beijing, China||—||Heptathlon||DNF|
|2007||European Junior Championships||Hengelo, Netherlands||2nd||Long jump||6.34 m|
|2008||World Indoor Championships||Valencia, Spain||4th||Long jump||6.60 m|
|2009||European U23 Championships||Kaunas, Lithuania||3rd||Long jump||6.72 m (SB)|
|World Championships||Berlin, Germany||18th (q)||Long jump||6.40 m (q)|
|2010||European Team Championships||Bergen, Norway||1st||Long jump||6.78 m (PB)|
|2011||European Indoor Championships||Paris, France||4th||Long jump||6.59 m|
|European Team Championships||Stockholm, Sweden||3rd||Long jump||6.60 m|
|World Championships||Daegu, South Korea||26th (q)||Long jump||6.22 m (q)|
|DécaNation||Nice, France||1st||Long jump||6,91 m|
|2012||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||1st||Long jump||6.81 m (SB)|
|Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||8th||Long jump||6.67 m|
|2013||European Indoor Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||2nd||Long jump||6.90 m (iNR)|
|European Team Championships||Gateshead, United Kingdom||1st||Long jump||6.44 m|
|World Championships||Moscow, Russia||22nd (q)||Long jump||6.39 m (q)|
|2014||World Indoor Championships||Sopot, Poland||1st||Long jump||6.85 m|
|European Championships||Zurich, Switzerland||1st||Long jump||6.85 m|
|DécaNation||Angers, France||1st||Long jump||6,79 m|
|2015||European Indoor Championships||Prague, Czech Republic||5th||Long jump||6.73 m|
|2018||World Indoor Championships||Birmingham, United Kingdom||12th||Long jump||6.34 m|
|European Championships||Berlin, Germany||–||Long jump||NM|
|2019||European Indoor Championships||Glasgow, United Kingdom||13th (q)||Long jump||6.37 m|
|World Championships||Doha, Qatar||21st (q)||Long jump||6.46 m|
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