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Yann Randrianasolo

Yann Randrianasolo
Yann  Randrianasolo

Hometown:
Toulouse, France

High School:
Lycee Bellepierre

Event:
Long Jump

I/O:
Sr./Sr.

01/28/2017

2017 Razorback Invitational

Photos from the 2017 Razorback Invitational (Jan. 27-28, 2017; Photos by Gunnar Rathbun)


Second-Team All-SEC (Indoor Long Jump)
2018 Second-Team Indoor All-American (Long Jump)
2018 Second-Team Outdoor All-American (Long Jump)

2018
Indoors: Qualified for his first career NCAA Championships in the long jump, earning All-America laurels... took part in eight meets overall, with victories at the Navy Winter Invitational, the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational and the UCS Invitational... jumped 7.89m (25-10 3/4) at the SEC Championships to finish second and earn his first career conference medal... that mark clinched his spot at the NCAA Championships and also ranks fifth in Carolina indoor history... jumped 7.21m (23-8) to finish 14th at the NCAA Championships and earn second-team All-America honors... also participated in the 60m dash.
Outdoors: Continued his ascendance and finished with one of the finest long jump seasons in Gamecock history, including another All-America honor... won the long jump at five regular-season meets: the Weems Baskin Invitational, Spec Towns Invitational, Tennessee Relays, USC Open and Penn Relays... set a new PR at Tennessee, jumping 7.99m (26-2 3/4), the second-best outdoor mark in Carolina history... finished sixth at the SEC championships with a top effort of 7.88m (25-10 3/4)... went from out of the top-12 to third with his final jump at the NCAA East Regional with a leap of 7.82m (25-8)... competed in Eugene for the first time, finishing 13th... also took part in the 100m, the 4x100m relay and the triple jump... finished 11th in the SEC in the triple jump.

2017
Indoors: Had a memorable first season for Carolina, primarily in the long jump... earned regular-season podium finishes at the Armory Invitational, the Tiger Paw Invitational and the Tiger Tuneup... qualified for finals at the SEC Championships and finished ninth, just outside of scoring position... his effort of 24-10 at SECs ranks fifth in Carolina history... also ran the 60m at two meets.
Outdoors: Hit another level in the long jump during the outdoor season, with event victories at the Gamecock Invitational, the USC Open and the Penn Relays... his mark of 25-5 1/2 at Penn Relays was his season-best and the fifth-best mark in Carolina history... scored for the Gamecocks at the SEC Championships, where he placed seventh at 25-4... qualified for the NCAA East Regional and finished 16th, notching a jump of 24-2 1/2.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Lycee Bellepierre in Reunion Island, France... represents the France national team in international competition... won the France U23 Championship in 2013 and 2015 in the long jump... finished second three more times at the France U23 Championship and added a third-place finish at the France Seniors Championship.

PERSONAL
Son of Johnny Randrianasolo and Nadia Petit... has two siblings: Celia and Mathias... plans to major in global studies at South Carolina... Chose Carolina because of the reputation of the track & field program and to be a part of the Gamecocks family.

Indoor Personal Records
60m
6.93 (1/26/18 Columbia Challenge)
Long Jump
7.89m | 25-10 3/4 (2/24/18 SEC Championships)
Outdoor Personal Records
100m
10.68 (3.0) (3/24/18 Weems Baskin Invitational)
Long Jump
7.99m | 26-2 3/4 (4/13/18 Tennessee Relays)
Triple Jump
15.00m | 49-2 1/2 (3/16/18 Black & Gold Challenge)
 

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