Susan Eva Moncrieff, née Jones (born 8 June 1978) is a female retired English high jumper.

Susan Moncrieff (née Jones)
Personal information
NationalityEnglish
Born (1978-06-08) 8 June 1978 (age 41)
Sport
SportAthletics

Athletics careerEdit

She finished sixth at the 1997 Summer Universiade,[citation needed] and sixth at the 1998 European Indoor Championships.

Also in 1998 she represented England in the high jump event, at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[1][2]

In 1999 she finished ninth at the 1999 European U23 Championships, tenth at the 1999 Summer Universiade,[citation needed].

She then won the 2001 European Cup and competed at the 2001 World Championships,[3] In 2002 she finished fifth at the 2002 European Indoor Championshipsbut her finest achievement came was winning a silver medal at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.[4] The same year she finished seventh at the 2002 European Championships.

After appearing in the 2003 World Indoor Championships and the 2005 European Indoor Championships she went to her third Commonwealth Games (under her married name) finishing sixth at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.[5]

At the National Chanmpionships she became AAA champion in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 as well as AAA indoor champion in 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006.[6][7]

Her personal best jump was 1.95 metres, achieved at the 2001 European Cup in Bremen.[5] This was the joint British record until 2014.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 Athletes". Team England.
  2. ^ "England team in 1998". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  3. ^ "Women High Jump Athletics VIII World Championship 2001 Edmonton (CAN)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  5. ^ a b Susan Moncrieff at World Athletics
  6. ^ "AAA Championships (Women)". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 22 October 2019.
  7. ^ "AAA Indoor Championships (Women)". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 22 October 2019.