Kelly Sotherton

Athlete Profile

  • 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 (International Stadium) 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 (Crystal Palace) 25 JUL 2008
Shot Put 14.66 Long Beach, CA 19 APR 2008
Javelin Throw 40.81 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 30 MAY 2004
Heptathlon 6547 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 29 MAY 2005

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
200 Metres 23.71 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 26 FEB 2006
400 Metres 52.47 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 16 FEB 2008
800 Metres 2:09.95 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 07 MAR 2008
60 Metres Hurdles 8.17 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 16 FEB 2008
100 Metres Hurdles 13.48 Uxbridge 22 FEB 2006
High Jump 1.88 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR 2007
High Jump 1.88 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR 2007
Long Jump 6.53 Sheffield 11 FEB 2006
Shot Put 14.57 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR 2007
Shot Put 14.57 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 07 MAR 2008
Shot Put 14.57 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR 2007
Pentathlon 4927 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR 2007

Progression - Outdoor

100 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
1997 11.85 Portsmouth 10 MAY

200 Metres

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

Performance Place Date
2011 52.51 Cottbus 25 JUN
2008 52.19 Gateshead (International Stadium) 31 AUG

800 Metres

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 2:12.13 Talence 26 SEP
2003 2:14.29 Talence 21 SEP
2002 2:14.55 Desenzano del Garda 12 MAY

100 Metres Hurdles

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 (Ullevi Stadium) 07 AUG
2005 13.27 +1.1 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 28 MAY
2004 13.29 +0.2 Bedford 13 JUN
2003 13.67 +0.4 Bern 02 AUG
2002 13.94 +1.0 Desenzano del Garda 11 MAY

400 Metres Hurdles

Performance Place Date
2002 58.30 Watford 01 SEP

High Jump

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 (Mösle-Stadium) 28 MAY
2004 1.85 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 20 AUG
2003 1.74 Tallinn 05 JUL
2002 1.75 Bydgoszcz (Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak) 29 JUN

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2008 6.79 +2.0 London (Crystal Palace) 25 JUL
2007 6.68 -0.1 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 26 AUG
2006 6.67 +0.9 Gateshead (International Stadium) 11 JUN
2005 6.67 -0.6 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 29 MAY
2004 6.68 +1.0 Bydgoszcz (Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak) 20 JUN
2003 6.58 +1.7 Tallinn 06 JUL
2003 6.58 +1.7 Tallinn 06 JUL
2002 6.17 +0.2 Bydgoszcz (Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak) 30 JUN

Shot Put

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 (Ullevi Stadium) 07 AUG
2005 13.91 Talence 17 SEP
2004 13.68 Manchester (Sportcity) 11 JUL
2003 13.08 Talence 20 SEP
2002 12.74 Desenzano del Garda 11 MAY

Javelin Throw

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 (Mösle-Stadium) 29 MAY
2004 40.81 Götzis (Mösle-Stadium) 30 MAY
2003 35.48 Talence 21 SEP
2002 32.39 Bydgoszcz (Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak) 30 JUN

Heptathlon

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 (Mösle-Stadium) 29 MAY
2004 6424 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 21 AUG
2003 6059 Tallinn 06 JUL
2002 5794 Bydgoszcz (Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak) 30 JUN
2001 5410 Arles 10 JUN
2000 5428 Arles 04 JUN
1997 5585 Turku 13 JUL
1996 4961 01 JAN

Progression - Indoor

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2006 23.71 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 26 FEB

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
2011 53.46 Sheffield 13 FEB
2008 52.47 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 16 FEB

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2008 2:09.95 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 2:12.54 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR
2007 2:12.54 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR
2005 2:13.58 Madrid 04 MAR
2003 2:19.22 Cardiff 23 MAR
2002 2:23.23 Zaragoza 27 JAN
2001 2:19.72 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 21 JAN

60 Metres Hurdles

Performance Place Date
2009 8.30 Sheffield 13 FEB
2008 8.17 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 16 FEB
2007 8.19 Sheffield 10 FEB
2006 8.29 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 18 FEB
2005 8.40 Sheffield 13 FEB
2003 8.55 Cardiff 23 MAR
2002 8.63 Zaragoza 27 JAN
2001 8.66 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 21 JAN

100 Metres Hurdles

Performance Wind Place Date
2006 13.48 Uxbridge 22 FEB

High Jump

Performance Place Date
2009 1.71 Sheffield 15 FEB
2008 1.81 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 1.88 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR
2007 1.88 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR
2006 1.81 Sheffield 12 FEB
2005 1.81 Madrid 04 MAR
2003 1.69 Cardiff 23 MAR
2002 1.72 Zaragoza 27 JAN
2001 1.73 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 21 JAN

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2009 4.73 Sheffield 13 FEB
2008 6.45 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 6.51 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR
2007 6.51 Birmingham (NIA), 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 (NIA), GBR 22 FEB
2002 6.06 Zaragoza 27 JAN
2001 5.97 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 21 JAN

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
2009 14.50 Sheffield 15 FEB
2008 14.57 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 14.57 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR
2007 14.57 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR
2005 14.22 Madrid 04 MAR
2003 12.40 Cardiff 23 MAR
2002 12.17 Zaragoza 27 JAN
2001 10.71 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 21 JAN

Pentathlon

Performance Place Date
2008 4852 Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 07 MAR
2007 4927 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 02 MAR
2005 4733 Madrid 04 MAR
2003 4226 Cardiff 23 MAR
2002 4188 Zaragoza 27 JAN
2001 4116 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 21 JAN

Honours - Long Jump

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 7 5.85 +0.6 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 09 SEP 2006
10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 7 6.42 +5.4 Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 10 AUG 2005

Honours - Pentathlon

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
12th IAAF World Indoor Championships 2 4852 Valencia (Velódromo Luis 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 (Olympic Stadium) 07 AUG 2005
28th Olympic Games 3 6424 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 21 AUG 2004

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