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John Moffitt (athlete)

Olympic medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for  United States
Silver medal – second place Athens 2004 Long jump

John Moffitt (born December 12, 1980) is an American long jumper. His breakthrough came in 2004 when he became NCAA indoor and outdoor champion, improved his personal best by 45 centimeters and won the silver medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics behind countryfellow Dwight Phillips. The next year he jumped only 7.96 m as a season's best.

Moffitt was a member of the Louisiana State University track and field team.


Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 2nd 8.47 PB
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 3rd
2007 World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 7th

Personal bests


  • John Moffitt profile at IAAF
  • USATF profile
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