Athlete Profile

Merlene Ottey

  • COUNTRY Slovenia Slovenia
  • DATE OF BIRTH 10 MAY 1960
  • COUNTRY Slovenia Slovenia
  • DATE OF BIRTH 10 MAY 1960
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
100 Metres 10.74 +1.3 Milano 07 SEP 1996
150 Metres 16.46 Trapani 27 SEP 1989
200 Metres 21.64 +0.8 Bruxelles 13 SEP 1991
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
50 Metres 6.00 Moskva 04 FEB 1994
60 Metres 6.96 Madrid 14 FEB 1992
100 Metres 11.21 Tampere 12 FEB 2001
200 Metres 21.87 Liévin 13 FEB 1993
300 Metres 35.83 Pocatello, ID 14 MAR 1981
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
100 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2012 11.96 +1.4 Nova Gorica 02 JUN
2011 11.84 +0.8 Warszawa 20 SEP
2010 11.67 +0.9 Novo Mesto 13 JUL
2008 11.60 +1.3 Maribor 11 JUL
2007 11.56 -1.8 Malles 04 AUG
2006 11.34 +1.8 Glasgow 12 AUG
2004 11.09 +2.0 Liège 03 AUG
2003 11.22 +0.6 Velenje 08 JUN
2002 11.28 +1.1 Velenje 25 MAY
2001 11.31 +0.3 Pretoria 23 MAR
2000 10.99 -1.2 Thessaloníki 30 AUG
1999 10.97 +1.0 Luzern 05 JUL
1998 11.01 +1.1 Stockholm 05 AUG
1997 10.83 -0.4 Tokyo 06 SEP
1997 10.83 +0.9 Bruxelles 22 AUG
1996 10.74 +1.3 Milano 07 SEP
1995 10.85 +1.4 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 07 AUG
1994 10.78 +0.4 Paris 03 SEP
1993 10.82 -0.3 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium) 16 AUG
1992 10.80 +1.6 Salamanca 13 JUL
1991 10.79 +1.7 Vigo 23 JUL
1990 10.78 +1.7 Sevilla 30 MAY
1989 10.95 +1.3 Villeneuve-d'Ascq 25 JUN
1988 11.00 -0.9 Saint-Denis 07 JUN
1987 10.87 +1.1 Walnut, CA 31 MAY
1986 11.06 +0.4 Sevilla 24 MAY
1985 10.92 +1.0 Walnut, CA 28 APR
1984 11.01 0.0 Walnut, CA 25 JUL
1983 11.07 +0.5 Lincoln, NE 06 MAY
1982 11.03 +1.4 Brisbane 04 OCT
1981 11.07 +2.0 Austin, TX 29 MAY
1980 11.36 Eugene, OR 23 MAY
150 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
1989 16.46 Trapani 27 SEP
200 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2011 24.64 -1.2 Novo Mesto, SLO 13 JUL
2006 23.82 +0.2 Banská Bystrica 27 AUG
2004 22.72 +1.4 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 23 AUG
2003 22.89 0.0 Nova Gorica 10 AUG
1999 22.43 +0.5 Hechtel 07 AUG
1998 22.53 +1.2 Istanbul 30 MAY
1997 22.06 +0.4 Monaco 16 AUG
1996 22.08 +0.1 Atlanta, GA 01 AUG
1995 21.93 +1.0 Bruxelles 25 AUG
1994 22.07 +0.4 Berlin 30 AUG
1993 21.77 +1.0 Monaco 07 AUG
1992 21.94 -0.9 Barcelona 03 AUG
1991 21.64 +0.8 Bruxelles 13 SEP
1990 21.66 -1.0 Zürich 15 AUG
1989 22.21 +0.6 Bruxelles 25 AUG
1988 21.99 +1.3 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 29 SEP
1987 22.06 +1.2 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 03 SEP
1986 22.43 +0.9 Budapest 11 AUG
1985 21.93 +0.9 Indianapolis, IN 16 JUN
1984 22.09 -0.1 Los Angeles (Memorial Coliseum) 09 AUG
1983 22.19 +1.5 Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 14 AUG
1982 22.17 -1.0 Knoxville, TN 20 JUN
1981 22.35 Des Moines, IA 11 APR
1980 22.20 +1.5 Moskva 30 JUL
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
50 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 6.13 Madrid 14 MAR
1999 6.06 Liévin 21 FEB
1996 6.11 Madrid 09 FEB
1994 6.00 Moskva 04 FEB
60 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2007 7.30 Leipzig 09 FEB
2004 7.21 Budapest (Sport Arena) 05 MAR
2003 7.17 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 14 MAR
2003 7.17 Linz 07 MAR
2001 7.12 Madrid 14 MAR
2000 7.14 Valencia, ESP 02 FEB
1999 7.01 Liévin 21 FEB
1997 7.10 Birmingham 23 FEB
1996 7.02 Liévin 18 FEB
1995 6.97 Barcelona (Palau Sant Jordi) 10 MAR
1995 6.97 Liévin 19 FEB
1994 6.99 Sindelfingen 06 MAR
1993 7.01 Liévin 13 FEB
1992 6.96 Madrid 14 FEB
1991 7.04 Sindelfingen 03 MAR
1989 7.10 Budapest (Sportscárnok) 03 MAR
1987 7.13 Indianapolis (Hoosier Dome), IN 06 MAR
100 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2001 11.21 Tampere 12 FEB
1997 11.29 Tampere 10 FEB
200 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Wind Place Date
2003 23.93 Wien 28 JAN
1993 21.87 Liévin 13 FEB
1991 22.24 Sevilla (Palacio de los Deportes) 10 MAR
1991 22.24 Sindelfingen 03 MAR
1989 22.34 Budapest (Sportscárnok) 04 MAR
1987 22.66 Indianapolis (Hoosier Dome), IN 07 MAR
300 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1981 35.83 Pocatello, ID 14 MAR
Honours - 60 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
10th IAAF World Indoor Championships 3sf3 7.21 Budapest (Sport Arena) 05 MAR 2004
9th IAAF World Indoor Championships 3 7.20 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 14 MAR 2003
5th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 6.97 Barcelona (Palau Sant Jordi) 10 MAR 1995
4th IAAF World Indoor Championships h2 DNS Toronto (The Sky Dome) 12 MAR 1993
3rd IAAF World Indoor Championships 2 7.08 Sevilla (Palacio de los Deportes) 08 MAR 1991
2nd IAAF World Indoor Championships 3 7.10 Budapest (Sportscárnok) 03 MAR 1989
1st IAAF World Indoor Championships 4 7.13 Indianapolis (Hoosier Dome), IN 06 MAR 1987
Honours - 100 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4h1 11.64 +1.3 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 26 AUG 2007
28th Olympic Games 5sf2 11.21 -0.1 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 21 AUG 2004
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4sf1 11.26 +0.8 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 24 AUG 2003
27th Olympic Games 3 11.19 -0.4 Sydney 23 SEP 2000
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 7 11.29 +0.4 Athína 03 AUG 1997
IAAF/MOBIL Grand Prix Final 1 10.74 +1.3 Milano 07 SEP 1996
XXVI Olympic Games 2 10.94 -0.7 Atlanta, GA 27 JUL 1996
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 10.94 +0.9 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 07 AUG 1995
10th IAAF/Mobil Grand Prix Final 1 10.78 +0.4 Paris 03 SEP 1994
4th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 10.82 -0.3 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium) 16 AUG 1993
XXV Olympic Games 5 10.88 -1.0 Barcelona 01 AUG 1992
3rd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 11.06 -3.0 Tokyo 27 AUG 1991
2nd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 11.04 -0.5 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 30 AUG 1987
1st IAAF World Championships in Athletics 4 11.19 -0.5 Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 08 AUG 1983
Honours - 200 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
28th Olympic Games sf1 DNF +0.5 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 24 AUG 2004
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 5qf1 23.22 0.0 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 26 AUG 2003
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 3 22.40 -0.7 Athína 08 AUG 1997
XXVI Olympic Games 2 22.24 +0.3 Atlanta, GA 01 AUG 1996
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 22.12 -2.2 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 10 AUG 1995
4th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 21.98 0.0 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadium) 19 AUG 1993
XXV Olympic Games 1qf4 21.94 -0.9 Barcelona 03 AUG 1992
3rd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 22.21 -2.4 Tokyo 30 AUG 1991
3rd IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 22.24 Sevilla (Palacio de los Deportes) 10 MAR 1991
6th IAAF/Mobil Grand Prix Final 1 21.88 +1.0 Athína 07 SEP 1990
2nd IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 22.34 Budapest (Sportscárnok) 04 MAR 1989
XXIV Olympic Games 4 21.99 +1.3 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 29 SEP 1988
2nd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 22.06 +1.2 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 03 SEP 1987
1st IAAF World Indoor Championships 2 22.66 Indianapolis (Hoosier Dome), IN 07 MAR 1987
1st IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 22.19 +1.5 Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 14 AUG 1983
XXII Olympic Games 3 22.20 +1.5 Moskva 30 JUL 1980