|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)|
Breaux Greer (born October 19, 1976) is a retired American track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw. After attending Ouachita Parish High School and the University of Louisiana at Monroe, he went on to be 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 #15 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. His coach was Finnish javelin thrower Kari Ihalainen.
Greer appeared on the second season of the 2008 version of American Gladiators as Hurricane.
|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||Athens, Greece||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|
"Dude, I throw a stick. Come on. I get paid a pretty good salary to throw a stick."
Greer and his wife, actress Katy Mixon, had a son in May 2017 and a daughter in May 2018.
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