LYNIQUE PRINSLOO

DOB – 30th  March 1991

EVENT – LONG JUMP

MEDAL – AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS, BENIN 2012 – BRONZE

PERSONAL BEST – 6.81m

Lynique Prinsloo

“Long Jump is a daring and precision event. Its exciting and beautiful at the same time.To reach your flight stage in your jump is the ultimate, flying in the air for that view seconds I am in my element doing what I love. “

Lynique Prinsloo lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, and she is a qualified student from DSSA (Design School Southern Africa). She has got a deep passion for sport that made her become a coach. She is busy at the moment in three different high schools and primary schools.

She is representing South Africa since 2007 and she started competing in the European League in 2009.

She has been for 4 years the South African champion in long jump.

In 2013 in Stellenbosch she took an important step in her career setting her personal best of 6,81m becoming the athlete with the 3rd best distance in the history of South Africa.

In 2013 she took also part to the 14th IAAF World Championships in Moscow ending the season with 6,17m. Lynique Prinsloo3

“ It is not just my sport and a talent, it is my passion and I am enjoying every second of it”

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“I am jumping because i have been blessed with a gift, my faith defines me. My faith is the very reason i am able to jump”

 

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHT:

  Performance Wind Place Date
Long jump 6.69   Germinston 2016
  6.37 +0,4 Stellenbosch 17 Apr 2015
  6.45 +0,7 Pretoria 11 Apr 2014
  6.81 -1,2 Stellenbosch 13 Apr 2013
  6.38 +0,5 Tampere 10 Jun 2012
  6.17 +0,1 Durban 20 Mar 2012

 

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HONOURS:

 

Performance Wind Place Date
14th IAAF World Championships 6,17 -0.2 Moscow 10 Aug 2013
18th Africa Championships 6,22 Benin July 2012