Marquis Dendy
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Personal information
NationalityAmerican
Born (1992-11-17) November 17, 1992 (age 29)
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight175 lb (79 kg)
Sport
Country United States
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Long jump, Triple jump
College teamUniversity of Florida
ClubNike
Turned pro2015

Marquis Dendy (born November 17, 1992) is an American track and field athlete, primarily known for horizontal jumping events.[1][2] He is the 2015 National Champion in the Long Jump. His winning jump, of 8.68 m (28 ft 5+12 in), though wind aided at +3.7mps, his first jump of the competition, was the longest jump in the world under any conditions in over 5 years.[3][4][5] He grew up in Middletown, Delaware.[6]

Injury forced long-jumper Dendy out of Rio Olympics.[7]

USA National Track and field Championships

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2022 2022 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Spokane, Washington 2nd Long Jump 8.14 m (26 ft 8+14 in)
2021 US Olympic Trials Eugene, Oregon 2nd Long jump 8.38 m (27 ft 5+34 in)
2018 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Des Moines, Iowa 3rd Long jump 8.04 m (26 ft 4+12 in)[8]
2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Sacramento, California 2nd Long jump 8.39 m (27 ft 6+14 in)[9]
2016 US Olympic Trials Eugene, Oregon 4th Long jump 8.42 m (27 ft 7+14 in)[10]
USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Portland, Oregon 1st Long jump 8.41 m (27 ft 7 in)[11]
2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Eugene, Oregon 1st Long jump 8.68 m (28 ft 5+12 in)[12]
3rd Triple jump 17.23 m (56 ft 6+14 in)[12]
2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Des Moines, Iowa 3rd Long jump 8.10 m (26 ft 6+34 in)[13]
2012 US Olympic Trials Hayward Field, Eugene T-11th Long jump 7.73 m (25 ft 4+14 in) (P)[14]
2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships Eugene, Oregon DNS Long jump DNS[15]
4th Triple jump 15.44 m (50 ft 7+34 in)[16]
2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships Drake Stadium 4th Long jump 7.17 m (23 ft 6+14 in)[17]
2nd Triple jump 15.60 m (51 ft 2 in)[18]

Major Track and Field Championships

Year Championship Venue Event Mark Place
2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia Long Jump 8.27 m (27 ft 1+12 in) 3rd
2021 2020 Summer Olympics Tokyo, Japan Long jump 7.85 m (25 ft 9 in) 19th (q)[19]
2018 2018 NACAC Championships Toronto, Canada Long Jump 8.29 m (27 ft 2+14 in) 1st
World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom Long Jump 8.42 m (27 ft 7+14 in) 3rd
2017 16th IAAF World Championships Outdoor London, United Kingdom Long jump 7.78 m (25 ft 6+14 in) 20th (q)
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, Oregon Long jump 8.26 m (27 ft 1 in) 1st
2015 15th IAAF World Championships Outdoor Beijing National Stadium Triple jump 16.73 m (54 ft 10+12 in) 13th
Long jump 7.78 m (25 ft 6+14 in) 21st
2013 14th IAAF World Championships Outdoor Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia Long jump 7.36 m (24 ft 1+34 in) 27th
2012 7th NACAC Under-23 Championships Outdoor Irapuato, Mexico Long jump 7.68 m (25 ft 2+14 in) 1st
2010 13th IAAF World Junior Championships Outdoor Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Triple jump 15.53 m (50 ft 11+14 in) 8th

NCAA

Dendy just had completed his final season at the University of Florida, where he won the 2015 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in both the long jump and the triple jump, defending his 2014 championships in the same events. He accomplished the same double at the 2015 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships, setting the meet record in the Triple Jump. His first NCAA Championship was the 2013 Indoor Championship in the long jump.

Year Championship Venue Event Time Place
2012 Southeastern Conference Indoor track and field Championships Kentucky - Nutter Field House - Lexington, KY Long jump 26 feet 5.5 inches (8.065 m) 7th
Triple jump 50 feet 3.25 inches (15.3226 m) 1st
NCAA Indoor track and field Championships Boise State-Jackson's Track - Nampa, ID Long jump 25 feet 3.5 inches (7.709 m) 8th
Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships LSU - Bernie Moore Track Stadium - Baton Rouge, LA Triple jump 50 feet 9.5 inches (15.481 m) 6th
Long jump 24 feet 11.25 inches (7.6010 m) 8th
NCAA Outdoor track and field Championships Drake Stadium - Des Moines, IA Triple jump 50 feet 2.5 inches (15.304 m) 20th
Long jump 24 feet 11.75 inches (7.6137 m) 10th
2013 Southeastern Conference Indoor track and field Championships Arkansas-Randall Tyson Track - Fayetteville, AR Long jump 27 feet 1 inch (8.26 m) 1st
Triple jump 53 feet 3.75 inches (16.2497 m) 3rd
NCAA Indoor track and field Championships Arkansas-Randall Tyson Track - Fayetteville, AR Long jump 27 feet 2 inches (8.28 m) 1st
Triple jump 53 feet 1.75 inches (16.1989 m) 4th
Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships Missouri - Columbia, MO Triple jump 52 feet 7.25 inches (16.0338 m) 2nd
Long jump 27 feet 2.25 inches (8.2868 m) 2nd
NCAA Outdoor track and field Championships Hayward Field - Eugene, OR Triple jump 50 feet 9.25 inches (15.4750 m) 18th
2014 Southeastern Conference Indoor track and field Championships Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium - College Station, TX Triple jump 49 feet 0.75 inches (14.9543 m) 11th
Long jump 24 feet 7.25 inches (7.4994 m) 4th
NCAA Indoor track and field Championships Albuquerque Convention Center - Albuquerque, NM Long jump 22 feet 2.25 inches (6.7628 m) 16th
Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships Kentucky - Lexington, KY Triple jump 54 feet 2.5 inches (16.523 m) 1st
Long jump 24 feet 7.25 inches (7.4994 m) 10th
NCAA Outdoor track and field Championships Hayward Field - Eugene, OR Triple jump 55 feet 11.25 inches (17.0498 m) 1st
Long jump 26 feet 3 inches (8.00 m) 1st
2015 Southeastern Conference Indoor track and field Championships Kentucky - Nutter Field House - Lexington, KY Triple jump 55 feet 8.5 inches (16.980 m) 1st
Long jump 26 feet 3 inches (8.00 m) 1st
NCAA Indoor track and field Championships Arkansas-Randall Tyson Track - Fayetteville, AR Triple jump 57 feet 0 inches (17.37 m) 1st
Long jump 27 feet 2 inches (8.28 m) 1st
Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships Mississippi St. - Mississippi State, MS Triple jump 56 feet 11.25 inches (17.3546 m) 1st
Long jump 26 feet 10.5 inches (8.192 m) 1st
NCAA Outdoor track and field Championships Hayward Field - Eugene, OR Triple jump 58 feet 1.25 inches (17.7102 m) 1st
Long jump 27 feet 8 inches (8.43 m) 1st

High school

Marquis Dendy competed for Middletown High School in Middletown, Delaware[20] where he set the state records in Long Jump 25 feet 3.5 inches (7.709 m) and Triple Jump 52 feet 7 inches (16.03 m).[21] After high school he competed for the US in the 2012 NACAC Under-23 Championships in Athletics, winning the gold medal in the long jump. He had previously experienced international competition as a 17-year-old in the 2010 World Junior Championships in Athletics where he finished 8th in the triple jump.[22]

Personal

He grew up in a sporting family: his father was a sprinter at high school while his mother Dionne was a collegiate sprinter. His aunt Terri Dendy was a sprint relay medalist at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics.[23] He shared the Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association's award as Delaware's Outstanding Athlete of 2014.[24]

References

  1. ^ "USA Track & Field - Marquis Dendy". Legacy.usatf.org. November 17, 1992. Retrieved August 26, 2022.
  2. ^ "Marquis Dendy". Team USA. Retrieved July 8, 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Men Long Jump SR". www.flashresults.com.
  4. ^ "Men's long jump". www.alltime-athletics.com.
  5. ^ "Men's non-legal long jump".
  6. ^ "Meet Marquis Dendy | Spikes". spikes.worldathletics.org. July 9, 2015.
  7. ^ "Injury forces long-jumper Dendy out of Rio Olympics". Delaware News Online. July 29, 2016. Retrieved September 21, 2016.
  8. ^ "2018 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Live Results". USATF.org. June 25, 2018. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  9. ^ "2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Results". USATF.org. June 25, 2017. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
  10. ^ "2016 USA Track & Field Olympic Trials - Results - Full". USATF.org. July 12, 2016. Retrieved September 21, 2016.
  11. ^ "2016 USA Track & Field - Results - Full". Usatf.org. March 12, 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2016.
  12. ^ a b "USA Track & Field - Results - FULL". Legacy.usatf.org. Retrieved August 26, 2022.
  13. ^ "USA Track & Field - Results - Full". Usatf.org. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  14. ^ "2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field - USA Track & Field - Results - Full". Usatf.org. June 24, 2012. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
  15. ^ "2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships - USA Track & Field - Results - Full - Men Long Jump Junior". Usatf.org. June 24, 2011. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
  16. ^ "2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships - USA Track & Field - Results - Full - Men Triple Jump Junior". Usatf.org. June 25, 2011. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
  17. ^ "2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships - USA Track & Field - Results - Full - Men Long Jump Junior". Usatf.org. June 24, 2010. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
  18. ^ "2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships - USA Track & Field - Results - Full - Men Triple Jump Junior". Usatf.org. June 24, 2010. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
  19. ^ OLYMPIC GAMES OLYMPIC STADIUM, TOKYO 31 JULY 2021 World Athletics
  20. ^ Marquis Dendy competed for Middletown High School (Delaware) Track and Field results Athletic.net
  21. ^ Myers, Brad. "Middletown's Dendy wins 7th NCAA track crown for Florida". www.delawareonline.com.
  22. ^ Triple Jump men 13th IAAF World Junior Championships CANADAMONCTON (MONCTON STADIUM), CANADA 19 JUL 2010 - 25 JUL 2010 World Athletics
  23. ^ Marquis Cha Cha. SPIKES Magazine (2015-07-09). Retrieved on 2015-07-16.
  24. ^ Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association Athlete of the Year Award delasports.org
Awards Preceded byDeon Lendore The Bowerman (men's winner) 2015 Succeeded byJarrion Lawson