BRITTNEY REESE WINS WORLD INDOOR LONG JUMP TITLE

2009 Outdoor World Champion adds indoor title to her resume, Nixon wins another relay gold medal

Doha, Qatar – March 14, 2010

World Express Athletic Management’s Brittney Reese celebrated another major title by winning the World Indoor T&F Championship women’s long jump event this morning. Reese is the current 2009 World Outdoor Champion having won that title this summer in Berlin with the farthest jump in the world for 2009 with a 7.10 meter performance. In Doha, Reese’s winning performance was on her first attempt in 6.70 meters (see full event results below). Also in Doha was World Express 400 meter specialist Greg Nixon who ran on the winning 4x400m relay for the USA.

Last weekend in Albuquerque New Mexico, Reese won her 2nd consecutive US Indoor long jump title with the world leading performance of 6.89 meters in 2010. Her victory secured her spot on the 2010 US Wold Indoor team.

Her victory today is yet another title on her athletic resume for the 23-year old Gulfport, Mississippi native who was a -3-time NCAA Champion at Ole Miss and a 2008 Olympian. Her career titles include:

2010 World Indoor Long Jump Champion

2009 World Outdoor Long Jump Champion

2008 US Olympian (Beijing China) – finalist

2-time US Outdoor Long Jump Champion (2008, 2009)

2-time US Indoor Long Jump Champion (2009, 2010)

3-time NCAA Long Jump Champion (2007, 2008)

 

Reese now looks toward the 2011 World Outdoor T&F Championships in Daegu Korea and the 2012 Olympic Games in London England as her next goals.

 

Also winning a gold medal in Doha was Greg Nixon as he ran the 2nd leg on the USA’s victorious 4x400m relay. Nixon earned his spot on the relay by placng 3rd at the US Indoor Championships with a career indoor best of :45.77. In 2008, Nixon was a member of team USA’s 4x400m relay which won a gold medal in those World Indoor Championships.

 

For more information regarding Reese, Nixon and other World Express athletes, please visit us at http://www.worldexpressmgmt.com

 

Fans can also follow Brittney Reese as she travels the world competing against the world’s best and other World Express Athletic Mgmt. athletes on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/worldexpress

IAAF World Indoor T&F Championships

Long Jump – Women Final

Position Bib Athlete Country Mark .
1 272 Brittney Reese USA 6.70 .
2 178 Naide Gomes POR 6.67 .
3 16 Keila Costa BRA 6.63 (SB)
4 62 Ksenija Balta EST 6.63 (SB)
5 197 Darya Klishina RUS 6.62 .
6 200 Anna Nazarova RUS 6.61 .
7 283 Yuliya Tarasova UZB 6.54 .
8 245 Viktoriya Rybalko UKR 6.28

http://www.iaaf.org/wic10/results/eventcode=4144/racedate=03-14-2010/sex=W/discCode=LJ/combCode=hash/roundCode=f/results.html#detW_LJ_hash_f

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