At the Olympic 2012 in London, Samyr Laine carries the Haitian Flag High

Finishing in 6th position in the men's triple jump, in group A on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, Samyr Laine with a triple jump of 16.81 meters his personal best is 17.39 meters and his best jump for the season 16.88 meters. Samyr Laine is now qualified for the final of Triple Jump.

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Samyr Laine Represents Haiti At The Olympic Games In London 2012

He is currently 15th in the world rankings in the triple jump. Haiti has never been represented at this level since Sylvio Cator won a silver medal in the long jump in the 1928 Summer Olympic.

This is a declaration by Samyr Laine after his successful jump at the Olympic:

"I'm very happy. I promise to do my best to bring a medal to the Haitian people,"

We should be proud of such an athlete for carrying the Haitian flag so high at the London 2012 Olympic games.

Born in New York on July 17th, 1984, Samyr Laineis the holder of a Masters Degree in Law which he obtained from Harvard University.

He is currently 15th in the world rankings in the triple jump.

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