Éloyse Lesueur-Aymonin

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Éloyse Lesueur-Aymonin
Eloyse Lesueur (2013 World Championships in Athletics) 02.jpg
Personal information
Born (1988-07-15) July 15, 1988 (age 31)
Créteil, France
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
CountryFlag of France.svg  France
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long jump
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. [1]

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. [2]

Results in international competitions

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.

Representing Flag of France.svg  France
2005 World Youth Championships Marrakesh, Morocco2ndLong jump6.28 m
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China Heptathlon DNF
2007 European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands2ndLong jump6.34 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain4thLong jump 6.60 m
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania3rdLong jump 6.72 m (SB)
World Championships Berlin, Germany18th (q)Long jump 6.40 m (q)
2010 European Team Championships Bergen, Norway1stLong jump 6.78 m (PB)
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France4thLong jump 6.59 m
European Team Championships Stockholm, Sweden3rdLong jump 6.60 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea26th (q)Long jump 6.22 m (q)
DécaNation Nice, France 1stLong jump6,91 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland1stLong jump 6.81 m (SB)
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom8thLong jump 6.67 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden2ndLong jump 6.90 m (iNR)
European Team Championships Gateshead, United Kingdom1stLong jump 6.44 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia22nd (q)Long jump 6.39 m (q)
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland1stLong jump 6.85 m
European Championships Zurich, Switzerland1stLong jump 6.85 m
DécaNation Angers, France 1stLong jump6,79 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 5thLong jump 6.73 m
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 12thLong 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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  1. European Athletics Association. "Eloyse claims the first ever long jump gold for France". Retrieved on May 30, 2013.
  2. "Lesueur forfait pour Pékin". L'Équipe. 17 May 2015.