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Markus Leemet

Markus Leemet
Markus  Leemet

Hometown:
Tallinn, Estonia

High School:
Gusta Adolfi Gumnaasium

Last College:
New Orleans

Event:
Multis

Year (I/O):
-/R-Sr.

Major:
Management

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/08/2015

Decathlete's Friendly Rivalry Serves as Motivation


2015, 2017 SEC Outdoor Bronze Medalist - Decathlon
2015 Second-Team Outdoor All-American: Decathlon
2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
2016, 2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2015, 2016, 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2017
Indoors: Competed in three heptathlon competitions... finished eighth at the Razorback Invitational, first at the Tiger Paw Invitational and seventh to score for the Gamecocks at the SEC Championships... tallied a season-best 5,434 points at the SEC meet... won four of the seven events in his victory at the Tiger Paw Invitational... set new PRs in the 60mH, shot put and long jump.
Outdoors: Set a new Carolina school record at the SEC Championships with 7,720 points... finished third at the conference meet, winning SEC bronze for the second time in his career... qualified for the NCAA Championships with the nation's 10th-best regular-season score, but had to retire due to injury before the 1500m... also competed in the decathlon at Georgia, finishing fourth with 7,382 points... set new collegiate PRs in the 100m, 400m, 1500m, 110mH, long jump, shot put, discus and javelin, with five of the records coming at the SEC Championships... won the B flights in the pole vault and the javelin at the Weems Baskin Invitational.

2016
Indoors: Finished in the top five for all seven events at the Penn State National heptathlon competition, finishing with a total of 5,249 points to place fourth... ran a new personal best in the 60m hurdles at the Armory Invite (8.37)... Started strong at the SEC Championships with a new PR in the 60m dash to start the heptathlon (7.03), but was injured at the end of the first day and did not complete the competition.
Outdoors: Did not compete.

2015
Indoors: After trailing through four events, he swept the 60mH, pole vault and 1000m at the Bob Pollock Invite to win the heptathlon by over 700 points, finishing with 5,181 points... set season bests in five of seven events at the SEC Indoor Championships heptathlon competition, finishing fourth overall to score for the team... his point total of 5,459 points at the SECs are the second-most in program history.
Outdoors: Second-team All-American in the decathlon... finished sixth in the decathlon at the Bulldog Multis... he placed fifth or better in eight events, and his point total of 7,291 was the fourth-most in program history and the most since 2003... set new personal bests in five events of the decathlon at the SEC Championships to finish third overall and score big for the team... his total score of 7,372 was the third best in program history... set new season bests in seven events en route to 7,549 points, the second-best decathlon score in program history to finish 10th at the NCAA Championship... also ran on 4x1, 4x2, 4x4 and sprint medley relay teams.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Competed for the University of New Orleans in 2013-14... set a UNO school record for the men's indoor heptathlon with a score of 4,300 points at the Southland Indoor Championships and was leading the event before injuring his ankle in the final event...Took a pair of second place finishes at the Golden Eagle Classic in the pole vault and the 110-meter hurdles.

HIGH SCHOOL
Entered college as the reigning Estonian junior national champion in both heptathlon and pole vault... Baltic junior champion... finished 17th at 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain with score of 7173... 2011 Estonian junior national champion (decathlon), 2010 Baltic Youth Champion (heptathlon) and 2010 Estonian youth champion (300m hurdles).

Indoor Personal Records
55m Hurdles
7.80 (1/9/16 USC Open #1)
60m Hurdles
8.34 (1/28/17 Razorback Invitational)
60m
7.03 (2/26/16 SEC Championship)
1000m
2:49.20 (2/28/15 SEC Indoor Championships)
Shot Put
14.05m | 46-1.25 (2/24/17 SEC Indoor Championships)
Pole Vault
4.45m | 14-7.25 (2/28/15 SEC Indoor Championships)
Long Jump
7.09m | 23-3.25 (2/24/17 SEC Indoor Championships)
High Jump
1.97m | 6-5.5 (2/27/15 SEC Indoor Championships)
Heptathlon
5459 (2/28/15 SEC Indoor Championships)
Outdoor Personal Records
110m Hurdles
14.91 (+1.8) (5/12/17 SEC Outdoor Championships)
100m
10.75 (+3.6) (5/11/17 SEC Outdoor Championships)
400m
48.36 (5/11/17 SEC Outdoor Championships)
1500m
4:39.85 (5/12/17 SEC Outdoor Championships)
High Jump
1.96m | 6-5 (6/10/15 NCAA Outdoor Championship)
Long Jump
7.21m | 23-8 (4/8/17 Bulldog Decathlon)
Pole Vault
4.50m | 14-9 (5/12/17 SEC Outdoor Championships)
Shot Put
14.18m | 46-6.25 (5/11/17 SEC Outdoor Championships)
Discus
37.69m | 123-8 (6/8/17 NCAA Outdoor Championships)
Javelin
59.03m | 193-8 (5/12/17 SEC Outdoor Championships)
Decathlon
7,720 (5/12/17 SEC Outdoor Championships)
 

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