Thea LaFond DMA   
Date of birth: 5 April 94
Age: 30 years 13 days
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Club/team: Adidas
Triple Jump World Indoor Champion 2024
Triple Jump 4th at World Indoor Championships 2022
Triple Jump 5th at World Championships 2023
Triple Jump 5th at World Championships 2022
Triple Jump Olympic finalist 2021
Triple Jump Pan American Games Bronze Medallist 2023
Triple Jump World Junior Alltime no. 412 13.25 Eugene OR 7 Jun 2013
Triple Jump World Alltime no. 36 14.90 Budapest 25 Aug 2023
Triple Jump World Indoor Alltime no. 9 15.01 Glasgow 3 Mar 2024

PROGRESSION

Personal bests in BOLD.

 
800m
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  2:20.63iw    PBlacksburg VA21 Feb
2014  2:22.13iw    PClemson SC27 Feb
 
60m Hurdles
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  8.70iw    PBlacksburg VA21 Feb
2014  8.53iw    1New York NY14 Feb
2015  8.38iw    4h3Geneva OH27 Feb
 
100m Hurdles
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  13.89Aw  +3.0  3El Paso TX22 Mar
2015  14.03w  +0.9 NR 5h3East Lansing MI16 May
 
High Jump
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2011  1.75w   NU18R 2-19Montego Bay25 Apr
2013  1.83w   NR NU20R 8Eugene OR8 Jun
2014  1.83w   NR 2College Park MD2 May
2015  1.85w   NR 2Gainesville FL3 Apr
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  1.81iw   NU20R PFayetteville AR9 Mar
2014  1.85iw   NR PClemson SC27 Feb
2015  1.84iw    5Fayetteville AR13 Mar
 
Long Jump
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  6.01w  +0.2 NR NU20R 8Raleigh NC19 Apr
2014  6.14w  0.0  4Chapel Hill NC17 Apr
2015  6.16w  +1.8 NR 3East Lansing MI16 May
2021  6.57w  0.0 NR 1Lynchburg VA27 Mar
2022  6.64w  +0.4 NR 2São Paulo1 May
2023  6.29w  0.0  2Annecy11 Jun
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  5.77iw    PFayetteville AR9 Mar
2014  6.16iw   NR 2Landover MD18 Jan
2015  6.17iw   NR 3Geneva OH27 Feb
2022  6.45iw   NR 1Virginia Beach VA5 Feb
 
Triple Jump
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2011  12.58w   NU18R 1-HSPhiladelphia PA28 Apr
2011  12.32w -2.8  1-HSGreensboro NC17 Jun
2012  12.94w  +0.4  2-19San Salvador1 Jul
2013  13.25w  +1.9 NR NU20R 10Eugene OR7 Jun
2014  13.15w  0.0  2Gainesville FL5 Apr
2015  13.35w  +1.5 NR 12Toronto21 Jul
2015  13.60Aw  +2.5  6San José7 Aug
2016  13.70w  +2.7  2Eugene OR6 May
2016  13.41w  +0.7 NR 1Greensboro NC15 May
2017  14.20w  +1.7 NR 1Philadelphia PA29 Apr
2018  14.01w  0.0  3Baie-Mahault12 May
2019  14.38w  +0.6 NR 1Gainesville FL30 Mar
2021  14.60w -0.1 NR 3qTokyo30 Jul
2022  14.56w -0.3  5Eugene OR18 Jul
2022  14.71w  +2.7  2Padova4 Sep
2023  14.90w -0.2 NR 5Budapest25 Aug
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  12.90iw   NU20R 4Blacksburg VA23 Feb
2014  13.27iw   NR 1Clemson SC1 Mar
2015  13.24iw    2Geneva OH28 Feb
2016  13.61iw   NR 2State College PA20 Feb
2017  13.41iw    1State College PA18 Feb
2018  14.08iw   NR 1State College PA17 Feb
2019  14.02iw    1Clemson SC9 Feb
2020  14.33iw   NR 1Staten Island NY7 Feb
2021  14.54iw   NR 1Virginia Beach VA6 Feb
2022  14.62Aiw   NR 1Albuquerque NM22 Jan
2023  14.60iw    1Annapolis MD17 Feb
2024  15.01iw   NR 1Glasgow3 Mar
 
Shot Put
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  10.76iw    PBlacksburg VA21 Feb
2014  10.02Aiw    PAlbuquerque NM15 Mar
 
Pentathlon
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  4111iw    1Blacksburg VA21 Feb
2014  4222iw   NR 1Clemson SC27 Feb

IN MAJOR EVENTS

 
Outdoor
High Jump
WY 2011: 30=q-171.62
CWG 2014: 11=q1.81 NH
PAG 2015: 131.80
Triple Jump
WY 2011: 25q-1712.15
CAC 2012: 2-1912.94
WJ 2012: 19q-1912.66
CWG 2014: 1112.64 9q13.15
PAG 2015: 1213.35
OG 2016: 37q12.82
WC 2017: 19q13.82
CWG 2018: 313.92
PAG 2019: 813.70
OG 2021: 1212.57 3q14.60
CWG 2022: 214.39
WC 2022: 514.56 5q14.39
PAG 2023: 314.25
WC 2023: 514.90 2q14.62
 
Indoor
Triple Jump
WC 2018: 1713.68
WC 2022: 414.53
WC 2024: 115.01

PERSONAL BESTS

note: click on event name to get head to head stats against another athlete,
click on indoor/outdoor to see PB progression.

 
800m
Indoor2:20.63    Blacksburg VA21 Feb 2013
 
60m Hurdles
Indoor8.38    Geneva OH27 Feb 2015
 
100m Hurdles
Outdoor14.03   +0.9 NREast Lansing MI16 May 2015
 
High Jump
Outdoor1.85    NRGainesville FL3 Apr 2015
Indoor1.85    NRClemson SC27 Feb 2014
 
Long Jump
Outdoor6.64   +0.4 NRSão Paulo1 May 2022
Indoor6.45    NRVirginia Beach VA5 Feb 2022
 
Triple Jump
Winstreak: 3 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor14.90  -0.2 NRBudapest25 Aug 2023
Indoor15.01    NRGlasgow3 Mar 2024
 
Shot Put
Indoor10.76    Blacksburg VA21 Feb 2013
 
Pentathlon
Indoor4222    NRClemson SC27 Feb 2014

AVERAGES & 10 BEST RESULTS


Triple Jump, 10 best results (legal):
15.01i  1Glasgow3 Mar 2024
14.90   -0.25Budapest25 Aug 2023
14.67   +1.82Rovereto6 Sep 2023
14.62Ai  1Albuquerque NM22 Jan 2022
14.62   0.02qBudapest23 Aug 2023
14.60   -0.13qTokyo30 Jul 2021
14.60i  1Annapolis MD17 Feb 2023
14.60i  1Virginia Beach VA3 Feb 2024
14.57   +0.92Padova5 Sep 2021
14.56   -0.35Eugene OR18 Jul 2022
 
Average: 14.675
 

High Jump, 10 best results (legal):
1.85i  PClemson SC27 Feb 2014
1.85Ai  PAlbuquerque NM15 Mar 2014
1.85   2Gainesville FL3 Apr 2015
1.84i  5Fayetteville AR13 Mar 2015
1.83   8Eugene OR8 Jun 2013
1.83i  4Clemson SC28 Feb 2014
1.83   2College Park MD2 May 2014
1.83i  3Geneva OH28 Feb 2015
1.82   2Raleigh NC20 Apr 2013
1.81i  PFayetteville AR9 Mar 2013
 
Average: 1.834
 

Long Jump, 10 best results (legal):
6.64   +0.42São Paulo1 May 2022
6.57   0.01Lynchburg VA27 Mar 2021
6.51   -0.12São Paulo27 Apr 2022
6.45i  1Virginia Beach VA5 Feb 2022
6.34   +0.24Freeport20 Aug 2022
6.32   +0.64Gainesville FL16 Apr 2021
6.29   0.02Annecy11 Jun 2023
6.23   +1.66Rovereto30 Aug 2022
6.20i  4Lubbock TX12 Feb 2022
6.17i  3Geneva OH27 Feb 2015
 
Average: 6.372
 

60m Hurdles, 10 best results (legal):
8.38i  4h3Geneva OH27 Feb 2015
8.39i  4s3New York NY30 Jan 2015
8.43i  6Geneva OH28 Feb 2015
8.53i  1New York NY14 Feb 2014
8.53i  1h3New York NY30 Jan 2015
8.54i  7New York NY31 Jan 2015
8.54i  2h2Lincoln NE6 Feb 2015
8.55i  PClemson SC27 Feb 2014
8.57i  6Lincoln NE7 Feb 2015
8.58Ai  PAlbuquerque NM15 Mar 2014
 
Average: 8.504
 

Total results in db: 234

By event:

800m:4
60m Hurdles:12
100m Hurdles:3
High Jump:37
Long Jump:20
Triple Jump:150
Shot Put:4
Pentathlon:4

IN 2024

position in the world list in brackets following the season's best,
junior list position in green and youth list position in orange.
help: click on competition name or Venue to see competition results.
help: click on placing to see event results in the competition.

Triple Jump
14.60iw
WL SB
1Virginia Beach VAVirginia Beach VA3 Feb 
  14.60 WL SB 14.54 11.95 X 14.11 14.50
14.48iw
1State College PAState College PA16 Feb 
  14.48 14.25 X 13.63 X 14.47
15.01iw
WL NR PB (1)
1WCGlasgowWC, Glasgow3 Mar 
  14.41 15.01 NR WL PB P P P P

TOP 100 WORLD LIST POSITIONS

SeasonInd/OutEventPosResult
2013IndoorPentathlon524111
2014IndoorHigh Jump671.85
2014IndoorTriple Jump7213.27
2014IndoorPentathlon314222
2015IndoorHigh Jump811.84
2015IndoorTriple Jump8213.24
2016IndoorTriple Jump4713.61
2017OutdoorTriple Jump2114.20
2017IndoorTriple Jump6013.41
2018OutdoorTriple Jump4014.01
2018IndoorTriple Jump1514.08
2019OutdoorTriple Jump1514.38
2019IndoorTriple Jump1714.02
2020IndoorTriple Jump514.33
2021OutdoorLong Jump716.57
2021OutdoorTriple Jump1114.60
2021IndoorTriple Jump214.54
2022OutdoorLong Jump416.64
2022OutdoorTriple Jump814.56
2022IndoorLong Jump536.45
2022IndoorTriple Jump314.62A
2023OutdoorTriple Jump514.90
2023IndoorTriple Jump514.60
2024IndoorTriple Jump115.01

WINSTREAKS

 
Significant winstreaks Triple Jump
(at least 5 finals):
Winstreak 1: 5 (finals) 26 Jan 2019 -> 3 May 2019 Show/hide