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Encyclopedia > Jessica Ennis
Medal record

Jessica Ennis at the 2007 World Championships
Commonwealth Games
Bronze 2006 Melbourne Heptathlon

Jessica Ennis (born 28 January 1986 in Sheffield) is a British athlete, competing in the heptathlon. Her first senior championships was the 2005 World University Games, where she won the bronze medal. She then represented the English team at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, where she won another bronze medal. Ennis is a member of the City of Sheffield Athletic Club, Sheffield also being her home city. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 300 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (489 × 976 pixel, file size: 82 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Official logo The 2007 World Championships in Athletics is being held in Osaka, Japan from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium. ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation Locations of the games, and participating countries Commonwealth Games Federation seal, adopted in 2001 The Commonwealth Games is a multinational, multi-sport event. ... The 2006 Commonwealth Games were held in Melbourne, Australia between March 15 and March 26, 2006. ... is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England. ... A womens 400m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ... A heptathlon is a sportive contest made up of seven events (from the Greek hepta (seven) and athlon (contest)). More specifically, the term heptathlon refers to an athletics event consisting of seven events. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... The 2006 Commonwealth Games were held in Melbourne, Australia between March 15 and March 26, 2006. ... The City of Sheffield Athletic Club is one of the North of Englands premier clubs, with a senior men’s team which is in the Premiership of the British Athletics League. ... Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England. ...


Ennis is currently ranked fourth in the world, for heptathlon, behind Carolina Klüft, Karin Ruckstuhl and compatriot, Kelly Sotherton. She is also currently also in the top 50 for High Jump. Carolina Evelyn Klüft (Swedish IPA: ) (born February 2, 1983) is a Swedish athlete competing in heptathlon, long jump and pentathlon. ... Karin Ruckstuhl (born 2 November 1980 in Baden, Switzerland) is a Dutch heptathlete. ... Kelly Jade Sotherton (born 13 November 1976) is an English heptathlete. ... Gold medal winner Ethel Catherwood of Canada scissors over the bar at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ...

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Competition record

2006 Commonwealth Games

During the 2006 Commonwealth Games she added more than 350 points to her personal best, scoring a total of 6,269 to win the heptathlon bronze medal. The personal best of 1.91m that she cleared in the heptathlon high jump would have been enough to take the individual event gold medal. The 2006 Commonwealth Games were held in Melbourne, Australia between March 15 and March 26, 2006. ...


2006 European Championships

In the 2006 European Championships, Ennis was in bronze medal position after the first day of competition. However her performance in subsequent events was not sufficient for to maintain position, and she moved down the leader table to finish in eighth place, just three points behind the leading British heptathlete Kelly Sotherton. Official logo The 19th European Championships in Athletics were held in Gothenburg, Sweden, between August 7 and August 13, 2006. ... Kelly Jade Sotherton (born 13 November 1976) is an English heptathlete. ...


Notably she had good performances in several events, achieving both personal and season's best records - PBs in shot put and the 200m, SBs in the long jump and javelin. Her overall total of 6,287 points was a new personal best.


2007 European Indoor Championships

Ennis hoped to do well at these championships, as they were to be held on home soil, in Birmingham. The 29th European Indoor Championships in Athletics are being held in Birmingham, a city in England (UK), in 2007. ... See also Birmingham, USA, and other places called Birmingham. ...


She scored 8.22 seconds, to drop into second behind Carolina Kluft, in the hurdles. She then jumped 1.91m [the highest jump of the competition], to take the lead. A 13.28m effort in the shot put saw Ennis drop from first to fifth, with Kelly Sotherton taking the lead. A 6.19 season's best in the long jump, and 2:17.03 personal best in the 800m, allowed Ennis to finish sixth, in what was arguably one of the best pentathlons of all time. Her final score of 4716 was a personal best by more than 300 points. Carolina Evelyn Klüft (born February 2, 1983 in Borås) is a Swedish athlete competing in heptathlon. ... Kelly Jade Sotherton (born 13 November 1976) is an English heptathlete. ...


2007 World Championships in Athletics

Ennis automatically qualified for the Heptathlon at the World Championships. Official logo The 2007 World Championships in Athletics is being held in Osaka, Japan from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium. ...


At the British National Championships, and World Trials, Ennis won the 100m Hurdles beating specialists, such as defending champion Sarah Claxton, as well as rival Kelly Sotherton. Later in the same day, Ennis won the High Jump, again beating the specialists and Sotherton, who finished a close second. A hurdling World Champion, Perdita Felicien, Canada. ... Kelly Jade Sotherton (born 13 November 1976) is an English heptathlete. ...


In the first event of the 2007 World Championships in Osaka she set a new personal best of 12.97 secs for the 100m hurdles, the fastest in the field. Official logo The 2007 World Championships in Athletics is being held in Osaka, Japan from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium. ... Osaka )   is a city in Japan, located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, in the Kansai region of the main island of HonshÅ«. The city is the capital of Osaka Prefecture. ...


Overall she finished fourth.


2007 World Championships Results (August 25-26)

Event Result Position Points Overall Position Extra
100 metres hurdles 12.97 secs (PB) 1st 1129 1st Beats Carolina Klüft (2nd, PB) and Kelly Sotherton (3rd, PB) in her heat
High Jump 1.89 m 3rd 1093 2nd Carolina Klüft wins with a jump of 1.95 m (PB);
Shot put 11.93m 34th 656 4th Drops from 2nd to 4th in overall points standings
200 metres 23.16 secs (PB) 1st 1064 4th Beats Klüft (2nd, SB) and Sotherton (3rd, PB) in her heat
Long jump 6.33m 9th 953 4th
Javelin 38.07m (PB) 26th 630 5th
800 metres 2:11.39 1st 944 4th Beats Kelly Sotherton (2nd) in her heat
Heptathlon 6469 4th Overall

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Personal bests

Event Record Venue Year Extra
100 metres hurdles 12.97 secs Osaka, Japan 2007
High Jump 1.95 m Desenzano 2007 =NR
Shot put 12.89 m Szczecin, Poland 2006
200 metres 23.16 secs Osaka, Japan 2007
Long jump 6.40 m Desenzano 2007
Javelin 38.07 m Osaka, Japan 2007
800 metres 2:10.91 Szczecin, Poland 2007
Heptathlon 6469 Osaka, Japan 2007

Womens 100 m hurdles at the Atlanta Olympic Games The 100 m hurdles are an Olympic track and field athletics discipline run by women. ... Official logo The 2007 World Championships in Athletics is being held in Osaka, Japan from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium. ... Gold medal winner Ethel Catherwood of Canada scissors over the bar at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Country Italy Region Lombardy Province Brescia (BS) Mayor Elevation m Area 60 km² Population  - Total 23, 353  - Density 394/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates 45°28′N 10°32′E Gentilic Dialing code Postal code 25015 [[Image:{{{map}}}|211px|center|{{{native_name}}}]] {{{native_name}}} Website: www. ... // 1 All UK national records and bests Categories: | | ... Shot put The shot put is an athletics (track and field) event involving putting (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy metal ball (called the shot) as far as possible. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Official logo The 2007 World Championships in Athletics is being held in Osaka, Japan from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium. ... Long jumper at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Country Italy Region Lombardy Province Brescia (BS) Mayor Elevation m Area 60 km² Population  - Total 23, 353  - Density 394/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates 45°28′N 10°32′E Gentilic Dialing code Postal code 25015 [[Image:{{{map}}}|211px|center|{{{native_name}}}]] {{{native_name}}} Website: www. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Official logo The 2007 World Championships in Athletics is being held in Osaka, Japan from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A heptathlon is a sportive contest made up of seven events (from the Greek hepta (seven) and athlon (contest)). More specifically, the term heptathlon refers to an athletics event consisting of seven events. ... Official logo The 2007 World Championships in Athletics is being held in Osaka, Japan from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium. ...

External links

  • IAAF profile for Jessica Ennis
  • City of Sheffield AC website
  • jessicaennis.net Official Website

 
 

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