Chantel Malone

Chantel Malone – British Virgin Islands

Date of Birth: 02 December 1991
Age: 26
Sport: Athletics – Field
Event: Long Jump

Making the most progress of any British Virgin Islands’ athlete at the Commonwealth Games, Chantel starred in her Friendly Games debut when she placed fourth in the Long Jump finals with a mark of 6.41 at Glasgow 2014.

In 2017, Chantel marked the first time that an athlete from the territory has finished in the top 8 in a global Outdoor Event (Olympic Games or World Championships) outdoors when she placed seventh overall with a 6.57 leap. The result placed her third among Commonwealth long jumpers behind England’s Lorraine Ugen and Australian, Brooke Stratton.

Whilst at the University of Texas, Chantel was the Conference Champion for both indoor and outdoor track and field events, named All-American at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 Championship and was a finalist at the World Junior Championships in two events: the Long Jump and the 400 meters. She won gold at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games with a mark of 6.46.

In August 2015, Chantel won the silver medal at the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Track and Field Championships in Costa Rica when she cut the sand with a personal best leap of 6.69 meters.
Chantel currently is ranked #26 in the IAAF World Outdoor Long Jump 2018 Season.

Coach: Dwight Phiillips

Highlights-6.57 (1st place) Gainesville6.70 (1st place) Port of Spain6.67 (1st place) St Georges OECS6.57 (7th place) World Championships in London

Personal Best
Long Jump – 6.69m (National Record)

Seasonal Best
Long Jump – 6.41m