August 23, 2012
Olympic High Jumper, Jamie Nieto
Jamie Nieto is a 2-Time Olympian in the Men's High Jump for USA. He has competed in the 2004 Olympic games in Athens and 2012 Olympic Games in London. Jamie Nieto has made history for the USA by being the oldest high jumper to ever make an American Olympic Team at the age 35. This accomplishment earned Jamie a permanent place in the United States Olympic history books. Adding to that Jamie has been ranked top 10 in the nation since 1998 by USATF.
Immediate Press Release
Jamie Nieto to compete at Lausanne Diamond League August 23, 2012
After Competing in London's 2012 Olympic Games and placing respectively 6th place, just one jump away from medaling, Jamie Nieto is on to the next. Today Jamie Nieto will be competing at Diamond League Meet in Lausanne, Switzerland. Diamond League meets are composed of 14 of the best invitational track and field meets in the world. Here Jamie will be joining another great field of high jumpers including Olympic gold medalist Ivan Ukhov and fellow American high jumper, Jesse williams who placed 9th in the London games. Other Athletes that will be competing tonight will be, , and Carmelita Jeter. Great field of athletes. Jamie is scheduled to jump at 8:25pm and is looking forward to doing what he does best, Jumping High. Jamie has a Personal best of 7'8 (2.34m).
As the season is approaching the end, Jamie Nieto currently has 2 more Diamond League competitions after Lausanne. These meets will be held in Birmingham, UK and Zurich, Switzerland. From there Jamie will be returning home to Chula Vista, California. However, it does not end here for Jamie Nieto. This 2-time olympian is also an Actor/Producer. He has been acting for 7 years now and has been in 5 feature films, "The encounter" which is currently on netflix, Kontrast, Jerusalem Countdown, Redline and Baseball's Last Hero; TheStory where Jamie plays the lead role of Roberto Clemente.
This fall Jamie plans on releasing his first written and produced webseries, "Blood Brothers," an urban crime drama about an educated African American, Rube, forced to hustle and survive on the streets. Rube has been put between a rock-and-a-hard place, trying to help someone he loves, but being dragged down by someone he looks up to. This crime drama will be filled with lots of twist and turns.
Jamie Nieto's Passion and drive for success is uncanny. Whether he is training, jumping or acting, he is always raising the bar. As Jamie continues this amazing journey, please stay update at JamieNieto.com and bloodbrotherswebseries.com
For more information on Jamie Nieto and/or to request an interview contact: Manager Damian Love at office (424.243.5236)