Olympians

Jackie Edwards

Birth Date: April 10, 1970
Height: 5 feet 8 inches
High School: Queen's College
College: Stanford University
Hobbies: Reading, shopping and watching sports
Events: Long jump
Personal Best: Long jump – 6.39 metres at the World Indoor Championships in Budapest
6.55 metres at the 2004 National Championships
Triple jump – 13.66 at the National Championships in 1997
12.62 (indoor) in 1997 in Reno, Nevada


Career Highlights: Long jump

1996 – National record (6.80) and second place in San Jose, California
1997 – second at Modesto Regionals in Modesto, California
1998 – second at the Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur
1999 – second at the CAC Games first at Modesto Regionals in Modesto, California
2001 – first at Stanford Invitational in Stanford, California first at UTEP Invitational in El Paso, Texas
2003 – second at the CAC Games second at the Pan Am Games first in Hamburg
2004 – third at U.S. Open in Stanford, California first at National Championships

Triple jump

1998 – first in Stanford, California
1999 – first in El Paso, Texas
2000 – first in Stanford, California
2001 – first at Stanford Invitational
2003 – first at Stanford Invitational

Jackie is the 2004 long jump national champion. She is also the national record-holder in the triple jump.