Sophie HITCHON

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Great Britain & NI Great Britain & NI
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    11 JUL 1991
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    14275327
Sophie Hitchon of Great Britain competes in the Women's Hammer Throw Qualifications on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 8, 2012  (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Women's Hammer Throw 40 1094
Women's Overall Ranking 2415 1094

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Women's Hammer Throw 11 for 4 weeks
Women's Overall Ranking 588 for 1 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
100 Metres 12.40 -0.5 Manchester (GBR) 02 MAY 2009 917
200 Metres 25.51 0.0 Manchester (GBR) 02 MAY 2009 895
200 Metres 25.2h Blackpool (GBR) 11 MAY 2008 902
Hammer Throw 74.54 Estádio Olímpico, Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 15 AUG 2016 NR 1167

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
Hammer Throw 67.51 Nagai Stadium, Osaka (JPN) 19 MAY 2019 1053

Outdoor

100 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2009 12.40 -0.5 Manchester (GBR) 02 MAY 2009

Outdoor

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2009 25.51 0.0 Manchester (GBR) 02 MAY 2009

Outdoor

Hammer Throw

Performance Place Date
2019 67.51 Nagai Stadium, Osaka (JPN) 19 MAY 2019
2018 73.48 London (GBR) 14 JUL 2018
2017 73.97 Todoroki Stadium, Kawasaki (JPN) 21 MAY 2017
2016 74.54 Estádio Olímpico, Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 15 AUG 2016
2015 73.86 National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 27 AUG 2015
2014 71.53 Halle (GER) 17 MAY 2014
2013 72.97 Gateshead (GBR) 23 JUN 2013
2012 71.98 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 08 AUG 2012
2011 69.59 Ostrava (CZE) 16 JUL 2011
2010 66.01 Moncton Stadium, Moncton (CAN) 24 JUL 2010
2009 63.18 Novi Sad (SRB) 24 JUL 2009
2008 60.73 Halle (GER) 24 MAY 2008
2007 54.38 Liverpool (GBR) 16 JUN 2007

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Hammer Throw 74.54 Estádio Olímpico, Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 15 AUG 2016
8. Hammer Throw 69.33 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 10 AUG 2012

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. Hammer Throw 73.86 National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 27 AUG 2015
7. Hammer Throw 72.32 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 07 AUG 2017

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Hammer Throw 66.01 Moncton Stadium, Moncton (CAN) 24 JUL 2010
7. Hammer Throw 58.45 Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak, Bydgoszcz (POL) 09 JUL 2008

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. Hammer Throw 71.74 Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 08 JUL 2016
8. Hammer Throw 70.52 Olympiastadion, Berlin (GER) 12 AUG 2018

Honours - Commonwealth Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Hammer Throw 68.72 Hampden Park, Glasgow (GBR) 28 JUL 2014

Honours - European Team Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Hammer Throw 69.23 Braunschweig (GER) 22 JUN 2014
3. Hammer Throw 72.97 Gateshead (GBR) 23 JUN 2013

Honours - European U23 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Hammer Throw 70.72 Tampere (FIN) 13 JUL 2013
3. Hammer Throw 69.59 Ostrava (CZE) 16 JUL 2011

Honours - European U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. Hammer Throw 63.18 Novi Sad (SRB) 24 JUL 2009

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. Hammer Throw 72.02 Birmingham (GBR) 01 JUL 2018
1. Hammer Throw 67.58 Birmingham (GBR) 01 JUL 2017
1. Hammer Throw 69.99 Birmingham (GBR) 25 JUN 2016
1. Hammer Throw 71.10 Birmingham (GBR) 05 JUL 2015
1. Hammer Throw 65.56 Birmingham (GBR) 29 JUN 2014
1. Hammer Throw 69.79 Birmingham (GBR) 23 JUN 2012
Results in:

Hammer Throw

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
19 MAY 2019 Seiko Golden Grand Prix, Nagai Stadium, Osaka JPNJPN GL F 9. 67.51
11 JUN 2019 Paavo Nurmi Games, Paavo Nurmi, Turku FINFIN GL F NM
11 AUG 2019 European Athletics Team Championships Super League, Bydgoszcz POLPOL B F 10. 63.23

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