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Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's heptathlon

The women's heptathlon competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens was held at the Olympic Stadium on 20–21 August.[1][2]

Women's heptathlon
at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
VenueOlympic Stadium
Date20–21 August
Competitors34 from 24 nations
Winning result6952
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Carolina Klüft  Sweden
2nd, silver medalist(s) Austra Skujytė  Lithuania
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kelly Sotherton  Great Britain
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Competition formatEdit

The heptathlon consists of seven track and field events, with a points system that awards higher scores for better results in each of the seven components. The seven event scores are summed to give a total for the heptathlon.[3]

ScheduleEdit

All times are Greece Standard Time (UTC+2)

Date Time Round
Friday, 20 August 2004 09:30
10:40
19:30
20:40
100 metres hurdles
High jump
Shot put
200 metres
[4]
Saturday, 21 August 2004 10:00
18:30
21:40
Long jump
Javelin throw
800 metres
[4]

RecordsEdit

Prior to the competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

World record   Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7291 Seoul, South Korea 23–24 September 1988
Olympic record   Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7291 Seoul, South Korea 23–24 September 1988

No new records were set during the competition.

Overall resultsEdit

The final results of the event are in the following table.[5]

Key
  The highest mark recorded in each event is highlighted in yellow
Rank Athlete Country Overall points 100 m H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m
  Carolina Klüft   Sweden 6952 (SB) 1093
13.21 s
1119
1.91 m
845
14.77 m
1052
23.27 s
1099
6.78 m
839
48.89 m
905
2:14.15 min
  Austra Skujytė   Lithuania 6435 (PB) 974
14.03 s
928
1.76 m
955
16.40 m
903
24.82 s
943
6.30 m
852
49.58 m
880
2:15.92 min
  Kelly Sotherton   Great Britain 6424 (PB) 1059
13.44 s
1041
1.85 m
747
13.29 m
1022
23.57 s
1010
6.51 m
613
37.19 m
932
2:12.27 min
4 Shelia Burrell   United States 6296 (SB) 1099
13.17 s
855
1.70 m
737
13.14 m
975
24.06 s
927
6.25 m
815
47.69 m
888
2:15.32 min
5 Yelena Prokhorova   Russia 6289 1001
13.84 s
966
1.79 m
772
13.67 m
914
24.71 s
915
6.21 m
775
45.58 m
946
2:11.31 min
6 Sonja Kesselschläger   Germany 6287 (PB) 1068
13.38 s
928
1.76 m
829
14.53 m
866
25.23 s
981
6.42 m
725
42.29 m
890
2:15.21 min
7 Marie Collonvillé   France 6279 (SB) 1028
13.65 s
1041
1.85 m
684
12.35 m
863
25.26 s
908
6.19 m
843
49.14 m
912
2:13.62 min
8 Nataliya Dobrynska   Ukraine 6255 994
13.89 s
1003
1.82 m
841
14.70 m
885
25.02 s
921
6.23 m
746
44.08 m
865
2:17.01 min
9 Margaret Simpson   Ghana 6253 1041
13.56 s
966
1.79 m
688
12.41 m
922
24.62 s
856
6.02 m
925
53.32 m
855
2:17.72 min
10 Svetlana Sokolova   Russia 6210 1021
13.70 s
855
1.70 m
835
14.61 m
961
24.21 s
801
5.84 m
819
47.86 m
918
2:13.23 min
11 Shobha Javur   India 6172 1046
13.53 s
818
1.67 m
696
12.52 m
1038
23.41 s
962
6.36 m
751
44.36 m
861
2:17.28 min
12 Claudia Tonn   Germany 6155 993
13.90 s
1003
1.82 m
656
11.92 m
902
24.84 s
959
6.35 m
689
41.12 m
953
2:10.77 min
13 Naide Gomes   Portugal 6151 (SB) 1039
13.58 s
1041
1.85 m
841
14.71 m
845
25.46 s
880
6.10 m
682
40.75 m
823
2:20.85 min
14 Michelle Perry   United States 6124 1164
12.74 s
855
1.70 m
614
11.28 m
1088
22.91 s
856
6.02 m
636
38.36 m
911
2:13.69 min
15 Argyro Strataki   Greece 6117 1028
13.65 s
966
1.79 m
762
13.52 m
927
24.57 s
840
5.97 m
742
43.87 m
852
2:17.90 min
16 Karin Ruckstuhl   Netherlands 6108 1059
13.65 s
1041
1.79 m
752
13.52 m
925
24.57 s
819
5.97 m
604
43.87 m
908
2:17.90 min
17 Karin Ertl   Germany 6095 1047
13.52 s
891
1.73 m
789
13.92 m
914
24.71 s
859
6.03 m
753
44.45 m
842
2:18.68 min
18 Kylie Wheeler   Australia 6090 995
13.88 s
966
1.79 m
739
13.18 m
947
24.35 s
859
6.36 m
753
37.77 m
842
2:17.65 min
19 Janice Josephs   South Africa 6074 1023
13.69 s
855
1.70 m
693
12.48 m
1042
23.37 s
915
6.21 m
702
41.80 m
844
2:18.47 min
20 Tiffany Lott-Hogan   United States 6066 1105
13.13 s
818
1.67 m
823
14.43 m
888
24.99 s
896
6.15 m
780
45.84 m
756
2:25.10 min
21 Magdalena Szczepańska   Poland 6012 1105
13.13 s
818
1.67 m
823
14.43 m
888
24.99 s
896
6.15 m
780
45.84 m
756
2:25.10 min
22 Irina Naumenko   Kazakhstan 6000 956
14.16 s
966
1.79 m
724
12.95 m
898
24.88 s
899
6.16 m
658
39.50 m
899
2:14.57 min
23 Yuliya Akulenko   Ukraine 5996 963
14.11 s
891
1.73 m
737
13.15 m
927
24.57 s
856
6.02 m
833
48.62 m
789
2:22.58 min
24 Soma Biswas   India 5965 998
13.86 s
855
1.70 m
662
12.01 m
933
24.50 s
825
5.92 m
760
44.84 m
932
2:12.57 min
25 Marsha Mark-Baird   Trinidad and Tobago 5962 (NR) 1039
13.58 s
855
1.70 m
608
11.20 m
877
25.11 s
918
6.22 m
858
49.90 m
807
2:21.21 min
26 Michaela Hejnová   Czech Republic 5716 1004
13.82 s
855
1.70 m
670
12.13 m
854
25.36 s
759
5.70 m
826
48.22 m
748
2:25.68 min
27 Shen Shengfei   China 4949 953
14.18 s
891
1.73 m
809
14.22 m
796
26.01 s
0
NM
801
46.95 m
699
2:29.50 min
28 Yuki Nakata   Japan 4871 987
13.94 s
928
1.76 m
631
11.54 m
818
25.76 s
0
NM
662
39.75 m
845
2:18.46 min
N/A Svetlana Kazanina   Kazakhstan DNF 843
14.99 s
855
1.70 m
686
12.38 m
770
26.31 s
0
NM
666
39.92 m
DNS
N/A Denise Lewis   Great Britain DNF 1065
14.99 s
891
1.73 m
883
15.33 m
849
25.42 s
816
5.89 m
DNS DNS
N/A Tiia Hautala   Finland DNF 980
13.99 s
855
1.70 m
632
11.56 m
788
26.10 s
401
4.39 m
DNS DNS
N/A Anzhela Atroshchenko   Turkey DNF 964
14.10 s
783
1.64 m
680
12.29 m
877
25.11 s
DNS DNS DNS
N/A Natallia Sazanovich   Belarus DNF 1017
13.73 s
891
1.73 m
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Tatyana Gordeyeva   Russia DNF 0
DNF
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics". Athens 2004. IAAF. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Athletics at the 2004 Athens Summer Games: Women's Pentathlon". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Athletics at the 2004 Athens Summer Games: Women's Heptathlon". Athens 2004. Sports Reference. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Timetable by Day". Athens 2004. IAAF. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Athletics: Women's Heptathlon – Results by Summary". Athens 2004. IAAF. Retrieved 16 February 2015.

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