Tajay GAYLE

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Jamaica Jamaica
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    02 AUG 1996
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14631861
Tajay Gayle, winner of the long jump at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's Long Jump 2 1413
Men's Overall Ranking 36 1413

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's Long Jump 2 for 43 weeks
Men's Overall Ranking 36 for 41 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
60 Metres 6.80 +0.1 Kingston (JAM) 28 JAN 2017 0
100 Metres 10.42 +0.6 Kingston (JAM) 02 MAR 2019 1066
200 Metres 21.34 +0.5 Kingston (JAM) 16 APR 2016 1018
200 Metres 21.18 * NWI Kingston (JAM) 27 JAN 2018 1011
400 Metres 51.73 Kingston (JAM) 25 MAR 2015 759
1500 Metres 5:11.90 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015 217
110m Hurdles (99.0cm) 14.98 +0.6 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015 0
High Jump 2.00 Kingston (JAM) 27 FEB 2016 914
Pole Vault 3.30 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015 543
Long Jump 8.69 +0.5 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 28 SEP 2019 NR 1289
Triple Jump 15.78 * NWI Kingston (JAM) 01 APR 2016 1035
Shot Put (6kg) 9.87 Kingston (JAM) 25 MAR 2015 0
Discus Throw (1.750kg) 28.79 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015 0
Javelin Throw 27.80 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015 365
Decathlon U20 5987 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015 0
4x200 Metres Relay 1:25.13 Philadelphia, PA (USA) 29 APR 2016 1031

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Venue Date Records Results Score
Long Jump 8.10 Arena Birmingham, Birmingham (GBR) 16 FEB 2019 1160

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
60 Metres 6.87 NWI GC Foster College, Spanish Town (JAM) 08 FEB 2020 0
Long Jump 8.23 +1.6 Jamaica College Ashenheim Stadium, Kingston (JAM) 11 JUL 2020 1188
Long Jump 8.52 +4.5 Jamaica College Ashenheim Stadium, Kingston (JAM) 11 JUL 2020 1224

Outdoor

60 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2017 6.80 +0.1 Kingston (JAM) 28 JAN 2017
2016 7.03 +0.7 Kingston (JAM) 30 JAN 2016

Outdoor

100 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2019 10.42 +0.6 Kingston (JAM) 02 MAR 2019
2016 10.50 +1.6 Clarendon (JAM) 06 FEB 2016
2015 11.10 0.0 Kingston (JAM) 10 JAN 2015
2014 11.17 +0.9 Kingston (JAM) 08 FEB 2014

Outdoor

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2018 21.58 +2.0 Spanish Town (JAM) 20 JAN 2018
2016 21.34 +0.5 Kingston (JAM) 16 APR 2016
2014 22.64 -0.7 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2014

Outdoor

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
2015 51.73 Kingston (JAM) 25 MAR 2015

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2015 5:11.90 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015

Outdoor

110m Hurdles (99.0cm)

Performance Wind Place Date
2015 14.98 +0.6 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015

Outdoor

High Jump

Performance Place Date
2016 2.00 Kingston (JAM) 27 FEB 2016
2015 1.84 Kingston (JAM) 25 MAR 2015

Outdoor

Pole Vault

Performance Place Date
2015 3.30 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015

Outdoor

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2020 8.23 +1.6 Jamaica College Ashenheim Stadium, Kingston (JAM) 11 JUL 2020
2019 8.69 +0.5 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 28 SEP 2019
2018 8.24 -0.3 Toronto (CAN) 12 AUG 2018
2017 8.00 0.0 Montego Bay (JAM) 11 FEB 2017
2016 7.54 -0.2 Kingston (JAM) 12 JUN 2016
2015 6.54 +1.7 Kingston (JAM) 21 FEB 2015
2014 6.18 +1.0 Kingston (JAM) 25 MAR 2014

Outdoor

Shot Put (6kg)

Performance Place Date
2015 9.87 Kingston (JAM) 25 MAR 2015

Outdoor

Discus Throw (1.750kg)

Performance Place Date
2015 28.79 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015

Outdoor

Javelin Throw

Performance Place Date
2015 27.80 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015

Outdoor

Decathlon U20

Performance Wind Place Date
2015 5987 Kingston (JAM) 26 MAR 2015

Outdoor

4x200 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
2016 1:25.13 Philadelphia, PA (USA) 29 APR 2016

Indoor

Long Jump

Performance Place Date
2018/19 8.10 Arena Birmingham, Birmingham (GBR) 16 FEB 2019

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Long Jump 8.69 +0.5 Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 28 SEP 2019

Honours - NACAC Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Long Jump 8.24 -0.3 Toronto (CAN) 12 AUG 2018

Honours - Pan American Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. Long Jump 8.17 +0.3 Lima (PER) 07 AUG 2019

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Long Jump 8.24 +0.1 Shanghai Stadium, Shanghai (CHN) 18 MAY 2019
1. Long Jump 8.09 +0.1 Prince Moulay Abdellah, Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018

Honours - Commonwealth Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. Long Jump 8.12 -0.1 Gold Coast (AUS) 11 APR 2018

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Long Jump 8.24 +1.0 Kingston (JAM) 22 JUN 2019
Results in:

60 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Wind
08 FEB 2020 Western Milo Relays, GC Foster College, Spanish Town JAMJAM F F 5. 6.87 NWI

Long Jump

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Wind
11 JUL 2020 Velocity Fest, Jamaica College Ashenheim Stadium, Kingston JAMJAM F F 1. 8.52 +4.5
18 JUL 2020 Velocity Fest 2, Jamaica College Ashenheim Stadium, Kingston JAMJAM F F 1. 8.13 -0.6