Phillips Idowu

World Champion, Olympic Games silver medallist, European Champion, Commonwealth Champion, World Indoor Champion, European Indoor Champion……..Triple Jumper Phillips Idowu had a great career winning a total of 8 major global medals, 8 British titles and 8 Diamond/Golden League titles.  The Londoner currently lives in Australia.


Nationality: British

Place of birth: London, England

Residence: Australia

DOB: 30 December 1978

Event: Triple Jump

Coach: Aston Moore

Team: adidas

World Athletics Profile: Phillips Idowu

Personal Best

  • Triple Jump 17.81m
  • Triple Jump (indoors) 17.75m

Career Highlights

  • 2009 World Triple Jump CHAMPION, 2011 SILVER
  • 2008 Olympic Games Triple Jump SILVER
  • 2008 World Indoor Triple Jump CHAMPION
  • 2006 Commonweal Games Triple Jump CHAMPION, SILVER 2022
  • 2010 European Triple Jump CHAMPION
  • 2007 European Indoor Triple Jump CHAMPION