Romain Mesnil is a French pole vaulter. He competed in the previous three Olympics dating back to Sydney in 2000, and the last being in London in 2012. He placed 9th in the finals in his last Olympic outing.
He once ran naked around Paris as a publicity stunt.
Born: July 13, 1977 in Le Plessis-Bouchard, France
Weight: 170 lbs
- won bronze in 2001 World Indoor Championships in Lisbon
- won bronze in 1999 Universiade
- placed 8th in 2012 World Indoor Championships in Istanbul