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Raymond Higgs (born 24 January 1991 in Freeport) is a Bahamian long jumper.[1][2][3] He competed in the long jump event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[4]

Raymond Higgs
Personal information
Born (1991-01-24) January 24, 1991 (age 27)
Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas
Sport
Country  Bahamas
Sport Athletics
Event(s) High jump, Long jump, Triple jump
Updated on 26 December 2014.

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Personal bestsEdit

Event Result Venue Date
Outdoor
High jump 2.21 m   Nassau 27 Jun 2008
Long jump 8.15 m (wind: +0.6 m/s)   Athens, Georgia 14 May 2011
Triple jump 15.92 m (wind: +0.7 m/s)   Fayetteville, Arkansas 31 May 2014
Indoor
High jump 2.16 m   Fayetteville, Arkansas 4 Mar 2011
Long jump 7.99 m   Fayetteville, Arkansas 14 Feb 2014
Triple jump 15.41 m   Fayetteville, Arkansas 1 Feb 2014

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the   Bahamas
2005 CARIFTA Games (U17) Bacolet, Trinidad and Tobago 1st High jump 1.85 m
2006 CARIFTA Games (U17) Les Abymes, Guadeloupe 1st High jump 2.06 m
3rd Long jump 6.88 m (wind: 0.0 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships (U17) Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 1st High jump 2.02 m
2nd Triple jump 14.74 m (wind: 0.0 m/s)
2007 CARIFTA Games (U17) Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands 1st High jump 2.13 m
3rd Long jump 6.83 m (wind: 0.0 m/s)
1st Triple jump 14.79 m (wind: -2.0 m/s)
World Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic High jump NH
2008 CARIFTA Games (U20) Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis 1st High jump 2.10 m
World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 8th High jump 2.13 m
2009 CARIFTA Games (U20) Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia 1st High jump 2.21 m
2nd Long jump 7.35 m (wind: +1.6 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Championships La Habana, Cuba 10th High jump 1.90 m
Pan American Junior Championships Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 9th High jump 2.00 m
2010 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2nd High jump 2.11 m
3rd Long jump 7.35 m (wind: -0.4 m/s)
World Junior Championships Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada 29th (q) High jump 2.00 m
11th Long jump 7.09 m (wind: -0.8 m/s)
2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 3rd Long jump 7.75 m (wind: +1.0 m/s)
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 25th (q) Long jump 7.72 m (wind: -0.8 m/s)
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 21st (q) Long jump 7.76 m (wind: +0.9 m/s)
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 13th (q) Long jump 7.61 m (wind: -0.1 m/s)
Pan American Sports Festival Ciudad de México, México 6th Long jump 7.76 m A (wind: +0.4 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Games Xalapa, México 4th Long jump 7.63 m A (wind: -0.5 m/s)

Higgs competed collegiately in the United States for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. In 2012, he won the long jump in the Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships and finished third at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.[5]

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