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2007 World Championships in Athletics Osaka, Japan

2007 11th IAAF World Championships - Osaka - Women's Heptathlon

 

 

Host City: Osaka, Japan
Dates: 24 August - 2 September 2007
Nations participating: 200
Athletes participating: 1,978
  Main venue: Nagai Stadium
Overview by IAAF  
With 18 consecutive wins in the event, Klüft was a consensus choice with the “experts” to win the world title. Though behind Ennis after the first event, she equalled her best of 13.15, and she set a personal and World Championship heptathlon high jump best of 1.95. Her first day 356 DOHA 2019  PAST RESULTS/WORLD CHAMPS WOMEN’S HEPTATHLON score of 4162 was almost 150 points ahead of Blonska (4014), with Sotherton (3989) just ahead of Ennis (3942). Klüft reached a fine 6.85 in the long jump, losing 10 points to Blonska’s 6.88, and a 47.98 javelin saw her with more than 6100 points with one event to go. A solid 2:12.58 enabled her to break the European record of 7007, which had stood since 1989, by 25 points. Behind her Blonska was a clear second with 6832, while Sotherton, who needed to beat Skujyt by three seconds to win the bronze, did so by 12 seconds, and held off teammate Ennis by 41 points with 6510. Klüft’s lifetime best gave her an unprecedented third consecutive world title, while still only 24 years old.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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