JADE NIMMO

Born: Jade Elizabeth Nimmo, Falkirk, 23 March 1991. Clubs: Sale Harriers and Falkirk Victoria Harriers. Coach: Darren Ritchie.

 

Talented long jumper who set under-17 and under-20 records. Younger brother Taylor Nimmo is also a promising long jumper. Missed out on 2010 Commonwealth Games place but in 2011/12 took up a scholarship at Western Kentucky University in USA and in an early season meet jumped to 6.47 metres, removing a 39-year-old Scottish record. In 2013, she completed the Pentathlon indoors winning the Scottish title. Jade also improved her indoor LJ best to 6.37.

Honours

England Athletics Under-23 Championships: 2nd LJ 2013

England Athletics/AAA Under 20 – 2nd LJ 2007; 3rd LJ 2010

AAA Under 17 – 1st LJ 2006; 1st LJ (i) 2007; 2nd LJ 2007

AAA Under 15 – 1st LJ 2005; 1st LJ (i) 2005

Scottish Senior - 1st LJ 2010, 2011; 2nd LJ 2013, 2014

Scottish Indoor – 1st 60m 2009, 1st LJ 2010, 2011, 2013, 1st Pent 2013; 2nd LJ 2007, 2nd SP 2017; 3rd 60H 2017

Scottish Under 20 – 2nd LJ 2007

Scottish Under 17 – 1st LJ 2006, 1st TJ 2006

Scottish Under 15 – 1st LJ 2005; Indoors - 1st LJ 2005

Representation

Major Championships

Commonwealth Games - qual LJ 2014

IAAF World Youth Championships 2007 – 10th LJ

 

Other GB Representation

GB U20 2007 v Ned (i) LJ, Lough (LJ)

 

Other Representation

Commonwealth Select v GB/USA/RUS/GER LJ(i) 2013

Records

Scottish Outdoor

National Long Jump 6.47 (14 April 2014-

Under 17 Long Jump 6.14 (24 June 2007-

Under 17 Long Jump 6.13 (13 May 2007-24 June 2007)

 

Scottish Indoor

Under 20 Long Jump 6.06 (6 February 2010-

Under 17 Long Jump 5.86 (21 February 2007-

Personal Bests and Progression

60m - 7.63i (2013); 100m - 12.25 (2012); 200m - 26.23 (2016), 800m - 2:35.07i (2013), 60H - 8.96i (2013), HJ - 1.72i (2013)/1.66 (2012); LJ - 6.47 (2012), SP - 11.27i (2016), Pent - 3826i (2013).

 

YEAR BY YEAR PERFORMANCES AND RANKING POSITIONS

 

2005 (U15) – 8.29i 60 (6), 12.91 100 (9), 27.4 200 (16), 12.49/12.4 75H (9), 1.60 HJ (4), 5.62/5.63w LJ (2), 2813 Pen (2).

2006 (U17) – 1.60i/1.55 HJ (3), 5.74 LJ (1), 11.33/11.57w TJ (2).

2007 (U17) – 12.57 100 (3), 6.14 LJ (1).

2008 (U20) – 7.70i 60 (1), 12.41 100 (3).

2009 (U20) – 7.72i 60 (1), 12.39 100 (3), 6.23/6.25w LJ (1).

2010 (U20) – 7.69i 60 (1), 6.20i/6.15 LJ (1)

2011 – 7.80i 60 (5), 6.31 LJ (1)

2012 - 7.27i 55 (1), 7.72i 60 (1), 12.25 100 (5), 1.68i/1.66 HJ (8), 6.47 LJ (1)

2013 - 7.63i 60 (1), 12.30/12.26w 100 (7), 8.96i 60H (5), 1.72i HJ (7), 6.39 LJ (1), 9.87i SP (20), 3826i Pen (1)

2014 - 7.75i 60 (6), 6.24 LJ (2)

2015 - 8.98i 60H (6), 1.60i HJ (18), 10.25i SP (14)

2016 - 7.99i 60 (24), 12.57 100 (20), 26.23 200 (44), 11.27i SP (5)

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