Breaux Greer (born October 19, 1976) is a retired American track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw. He is the current American record holder in the event with a throw of 91.29 m (299.5 ft), achieved on June 21, 2007 at the 2007 USA Outdoor Championships. With it, he is currently ranked as the #14 thrower in history. This was also the best throw in the world for almost eight years until surpassed by Julius Yego in 2015. He is an eight-time American Champion, consecutively 2000 – 2007.
|Born||October 19, 1976|
Houston, Texas, U.S.
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (225 lb)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||NACACR 91.36 m (2007)|
|“||"Dude, I throw a stick. Come on. I get paid a pretty good salary to throw a stick."||”|
|Representing the United States|
|1997||USA Outdoor Championships||Indianapolis, Indiana||3rd||78.10 m|
|2000||Olympic Games||Sydney, Australia||12th||82.63 m (qual) |
79.91 m (final)
|2001||USA Outdoor Championships||Eugene, Oregon||1st||85.23 m|
|World Championships||Edmonton, Canada||4th||87.00 m|
|Goodwill Games||Brisbane, Australia||2nd||85.86 m|
|2003||Pan American Games||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic||3rd||79.21 m|
|World Championships||Paris, France||14th||76.82 m|
|2004||World Athletics Final||Monte Carlo, Monaco||1st||87.68 m (NR)|
|Olympic Games||Sydney, Australia||12th||87.25 m (qual) |
74.36 m (final)
|2005||Mt. SAC Relays||Walnut, California||1st||87.65 m|
|2006||Diamond League - Meeting de Paris||Paris, France||3rd||85.45 m|
|2007||Diamond League - Bislett Games||Oslo, Norway||2nd||88.73 m|
|USA Outdoor Championships||Indianapolis, Indiana||1st||91.29 m (AR, NR)|
|World Championships||Osaka, Japan||3rd||86.21 m|
|2008||Olympic Games||Beijing, China||22nd||73.68 m|
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- Gregory, Sean (July 24, 2008). "100 Olympic Athletes To Watch" – via content.time.com.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-08-16. Retrieved 2017-06-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Baby Girl on the Way for Katy Mixon and Breaux Greer". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2017-11-29.