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Medal record

Jai Taurima
Men's Athletics
Competitor for  Australia
Olympic Games
Silver 2000 Sydney Long Jump

Jai Taurima (born 26 June 1972 in Southport, Queensland) is a retired Australian athlete who competed in the long jump. He won a surprising silver medal at the 2000 Olympics with a personal best jump of 8.49 metres. This is also the current Oceanian record.[1] He is also known as 'Jumping Jai' or 'Jumping Jai Taurima'.

In addition, Taurima won a silver medal at the 1998 Commonwealth Games.

Since retiring from athletics, Jai has joined the Australian Federal Police force. He is married to long jumper Kerrie Taurima.[citation needed]

External links

  1. ^ Area Outdoor Records - Men - Oceania -


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