Athlete Profile

Kelly Sotherton

  • COUNTRY Great Britain & N.I. Great Britain & N.I.
  • DATE OF BIRTH 13 NOV 1976
  • COUNTRY Great Britain & N.I. Great Britain & N.I.
  • DATE OF BIRTH 13 NOV 1976
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
100 Metres 11.85 Portsmouth 10 MAY 1997
200 Metres 23.39 +0.3 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG 2008
400 Metres 52.19 Gateshead 31 AUG 2008
800 Metres 2:07.34 Beijing (National Stadium) 16 AUG 2008
100 Metres Hurdles 13.18 +0.4 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG 2008
400 Metres Hurdles 58.30 Watford 01 SEP 2002
High Jump 1.87 Szczecin 07 JUL 2007
Long Jump 6.79 +2.0 London (CP) 25 JUL 2008
Shot Put 14.66 Long Beach, CA 19 APR 2008
Javelin Throw 40.81 Götzis 30 MAY 2004
Heptathlon 6547 Götzis 29 MAY 2005
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
200 Metres 23.71 Birmingham, GBR 26 FEB 2006
400 Metres 52.47 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB 2008
800 Metres 2:09.95 Valencia (Velodromo Luís Puig), ESP 07 MAR 2008
60 Metres Hurdles 8.17 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB 2008
100 Metres Hurdles 13.48 Uxbridge 22 FEB 2006
High Jump 1.88 Birmingham, GBR 02 MAR 2007
Long Jump 6.53 Sheffield 11 FEB 2006
Shot Put 14.57 Valencia (Velodromo Luís Puig), ESP 07 MAR 2008
Shot Put 14.57 Birmingham, GBR 02 MAR 2007
Pentathlon 4927 Birmingham, GBR 02 MAR 2007
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
100 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
1997 11.85 Portsmouth 10 MAY
200 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2008 23.39 +0.3 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG
2007 23.40 +0.3 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 25 AUG
2006 23.56 +0.9 Melbourne 21 MAR
2005 23.64 -1.2 Talence 17 SEP
2004 23.57 -0.1 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 20 AUG
2004 23.57 +1.7 Bedford 13 JUN
2003 23.86 +0.4 02 AUG
2002 23.82 01 JAN
400 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 52.51 Cottbus 25 JUN
2008 52.19 Gateshead 31 AUG
800 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2008 2:07.34 Beijing (National Stadium) 16 AUG
2007 2:10.43 Szczecin 08 JUL
2006 2:11.08 Melbourne 22 MAR
2005 2:07.94 Sheffield 21 AUG
2004 2:12.27 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 21 AUG
100 Metres Hurdles Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2012 13.96 -0.1 Desenzano del Garda (Stadio Tre Stelle) 05 MAY
2008 13.18 +0.4 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG
2007 13.21 +0.1 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 25 AUG
2006 13.22 +1.0 Göteborg 07 AUG
2005 13.27 +1.1 Götzis 28 MAY
2004 13.29 +0.2 Bedford 13 JUN
2003 13.67 +0.4 Bern 02 AUG
400 Metres Hurdles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2002 58.30 Watford 01 SEP
High Jump Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 1.72 Desenzano del Garda (Stadio Tre Stelle) 05 MAY
2008 1.83 Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG
2007 1.87 Szczecin 07 JUL
2006 1.85 Melbourne 21 MAR
2005 1.85 Götzis 28 MAY
2004 1.85 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 20 AUG
Long Jump Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2008 6.79 +2.0 London (CP) 25 JUL
2007 6.68 -0.1 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 26 AUG
2006 6.67 +0.9 Gateshead 11 JUN
2005 6.67 -0.6 Götzis 29 MAY
2004 6.68 +1.0 Bydgoszcz 20 JUN
2003 6.58 +1.7 Tallinn 06 JUL
Shot Put Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 12.98 Desenzano del Garda (Stadio Tre Stelle) 05 MAY
2008 14.66 Long Beach, CA 19 APR
2007 14.14 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 25 AUG
2006 14.27 Göteborg 07 AUG
2005 13.91 Talence 17 SEP
2004 13.68 Manchester (SC) 11 JUL
Javelin Throw Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2008 37.66 Beijing (National Stadium) 16 AUG
2007 31.90 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 26 AUG
2006 32.04 Melbourne 22 MAR
2005 37.21 Götzis 29 MAY
2004 40.81 Götzis 30 MAY
Heptathlon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2008 6517 Beijing (National Stadium) 16 AUG
2007 6510 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 26 AUG
2006 6396 Melbourne 22 MAR
2005 6547 Götzis 29 MAY
2004 6424 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 21 AUG
2003 6059 Tallinn 06 JUL
2002 5794 Bydgoszcz 30 JUN
2001 5410 Arles 10 JUN
2000 5428 Arles 04 JUN
1997 5585 Turku 13 JUL
1996 4961 01 JAN
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
200 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2006 23.71 Birmingham, GBR 26 FEB
400 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 53.46 Sheffield 13 FEB
2008 52.47 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB
800 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2008 2:09.95 Valencia (Velodromo Luís Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 2:12.54 Birmingham, GBR 02 MAR
2005 2:13.58 Madrid 04 MAR
60 Metres Hurdles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2009 8.30 Sheffield 13 FEB
2008 8.17 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB
2007 8.19 Sheffield 10 FEB
2006 8.29 Birmingham 18 FEB
2005 8.40 Sheffield 13 FEB
100 Metres Hurdles Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2006 13.48 Uxbridge 22 FEB
High Jump Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2009 1.71 Sheffield 15 FEB
2008 1.81 Valencia (Velodromo Luís Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 1.88 Birmingham, GBR 02 MAR
2006 1.81 Sheffield 12 FEB
2005 1.81 Madrid 04 MAR
Long Jump Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2009 4.73 Sheffield 13 FEB
2008 6.45 Valencia (Velodromo Luís Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 6.51 Birmingham, GBR 02 MAR
2006 6.53 Sheffield 11 FEB
2005 6.44 Madrid 04 MAR
2004 6.38 Leipzig 14 FEB
2003 6.13 Birmingham 22 FEB
Shot Put Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2009 14.50 Sheffield 15 FEB
2008 14.57 Valencia (Velodromo Luís Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 14.57 Birmingham, GBR 02 MAR
2005 14.22 Madrid 04 MAR
Pentathlon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2008 4852 Valencia (Velodromo Luís Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 4927 Birmingham, GBR 02 MAR
2005 4733 Madrid 04 MAR
2003 4226 Cardiff 23 MAR
2002 4188 Zaragoza 27 JAN
2001 4116 Birmingham, GBR 21 JAN
Honours - Long Jump
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 7 5.85 +0.6 Stuttgart 09 SEP 2006
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 7 6.42 +5.4 Helsinki 10 AUG 2005
Honours - Pentathlon
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
12th IAAF World Indoor Championships 2 4852 Valencia (Velodromo Luís Puig), ESP 07 MAR 2008
Honours - Heptathlon
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXIX Olympic Games 4 6517 Beijing (National Stadium) 16 AUG 2008
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 6510 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 26 AUG 2007
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 5 6325 Helsinki 07 AUG 2005
28th Olympic Games 3 6424 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 21 AUG 2004