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Andrew Howe (born 12 May 1985) is an Italian athlete who specializes in the long jump and sprint. He won this event as well as the 200 metres at the 2004 World Junior Championships.

Howe was born in Los Angeles, United States, to René Felton, an American hurdler, who in 1981 established a U.S. Jr. College National Record in the 100 meter hurdles during the Californai Jr. College State Championships. and Andrew Howe Sr.was an advit participant of long distance amateur sports such as Ironman triatholon. Andrew moved to Rieti, Italy, in 1992 together with his mother, after she married to an Italian man, Ugo Besozzi.

His international breakthrough came at the 2006 World Indoor Championships, where he finished third. Later the same year he won the gold medal at the European Championships.

In the 2007 European Athletics Indoor Championships, he won gold with a fifth round leap of 8.30, after trailing Greek competitor, and eventual silver medallist, Loúis Tsátoumas in the first four jumps.

In the 2007 World Championships, he won the silver medal with a sixth jump of 8.47, achieving the Italian National Record and his personal best. He was only surpassed by Irving Saladino at his last jump with 8.57 m.

Andrew Howe is a fan of Lazio football club.

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