Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    3 MAR 1962
IAAF Hall of Fame - Jackie Joyner Kersee (USA) (Getty Images)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
200 Metres 22.30 0.0 Indianapolis (University Stadium), IN 15 JUL 1988
800 Metres 2:08.51 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 24 SEP 1988
100 Metres Hurdles 12.61 +0.2 San José, CA 28 MAY 1988
400 Metres Hurdles 56.70 New York, NY 22 MAY 1993
High Jump 1.93 Indianapolis, IN 15 JUL 1987
High Jump 1.93 Indianapolis (University Stadium), IN 15 JUL 1988
High Jump 1.93 Los Angeles, CA 16 JUN 1984
Long Jump 7.49 +1.7 Sestriere 31 JUL 1994
Long Jump 7.49 +1.3 New York, NY 22 MAY 1994
Shot Put 16.00 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 31 AUG 1987
Javelin Throw 50.12 Houston, TX 02 AUG 1986
Heptathlon 7291 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 24 SEP 1988

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
50 Metres Hurdles 6.67 Reno, NV 10 FEB 1995
60 Metres Hurdles 7.81 Fairfax, VA 05 FEB 1989

Progression - Outdoor

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
1998 24.47 -0.9 Uniondale (Mitchel AC), NY 21 JUL
1994 23.68 -0.8 Sankt-Peterburg 25 JUL
1993 23.19 0.0 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 16 AUG
1992 23.12 +0.7 Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 01 AUG
1991 23.42 New York, NY 12 JUN
1990 23.08 -1.4 Azusa, CA 19 APR
1988 22.30 0.0 Indianapolis (University Stadium), IN 15 JUL
1987 22.95 +1.2 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 31 AUG
1986 22.85 +1.2 Houston, TX 01 AUG
1985 23.59 -1.3 Baton Rouge, LA 27 JUL
1984 23.77 +1.9 Los Angeles, CA 16 JUN

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
1998 2:17.61 Uniondale (Mitchel AC), NY 22 JUL
1994 2:26.76 Sankt-Peterburg 26 JUL
1993 2:11.59 Eugene, OR 16 JUN
1992 2:11.78 Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 02 AUG
1991 2:22.12 New York, NY 13 JUN
1990 2:17.41 Seattle, WA 23 JUL
1988 2:08.51 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 24 SEP
1987 2:13.07 San José, CA 24 JUN
1986 2:09.69 Houston, TX 02 AUG
1985 2:11.46 Baton Rouge, LA 28 JUL
1984 2:13.41 Los Angeles, CA 17 JUN

100 Metres Hurdles

Performance Wind Place Date
1998 13.29 -0.6 Uniondale (Mitchel AC), NY 21 JUL
1995 13.30 San José, CA 27 MAY
1994 12.75 0.0 San José, CA 28 MAY
1993 12.89 +0.1 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 16 AUG
1992 12.85 -0.9 Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 01 AUG
1991 12.77 New York, NY 12 JUN
1990 12.79 Seattle, WA 22 JUL
1988 12.61 +0.2 San José, CA 28 MAY
1987 12.90 +2.0 San José, CA 23 JUN
1986 12.85 +0.2 Moskva 06 JUL
1985 13.32 -2.2 Baton Rouge, LA 27 JUL
1984 13.61 -0.3 Los Angeles, CA 16 JUN

400 Metres Hurdles

Performance Place Date
1993 56.70 New York, NY 22 MAY

High Jump

Performance Place Date
1998 1.75 Uniondale (Mitchel AC), NY 21 JUL
1994 1.84 Sankt-Peterburg 25 JUL
1993 1.85 Eugene, OR 15 JUN
1992 1.91 Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 01 AUG
1991 1.91 Tokyo (Olympic Stadium) 26 AUG
1990 1.87 Seattle, WA 22 JUL
1988 1.93 Indianapolis (University Stadium), IN 15 JUL
1987 1.93 Indianapolis, IN 15 JUL
1986 1.88 Houston, TX 01 AUG
1986 1.88 Moskva 06 JUL
1985 1.82 Baton Rouge, LA 27 JUL
1984 1.93 Los Angeles, CA 16 JUN

Long Jump

Performance Wind Place Date
2000 6.67 +1.3 Sacramento, CA 16 JUL
1998 6.39 0.0 Edwardsville, IL 25 JUL
1997 6.79 +0.7 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 09 AUG
1996 7.00 +0.5 Atlanta (Olympic Stadium), GA 02 AUG
1995 6.73 +0.3 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 05 AUG
1994 7.49 +1.7 Sestriere 31 JUL
1994 7.49 +1.3 New York, NY 22 MAY
1993 7.09 +0.1 San José, CA 29 MAY
1992 7.10 +1.3 Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 02 AUG
1991 7.32 0.0 Tokyo (Olympic Stadium) 25 AUG
1990 6.91 -0.1 Seattle, WA 23 JUL
1988 7.40 +0.9 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 29 SEP
1987 7.45 +0.6 Indianapolis, IN 13 AUG
1986 7.01 -0.5 Moskva 07 JUL
1985 6.69 +1.6 Baton Rouge, LA 28 JUL
1984 6.81 -0.1 Los Angeles, CA 17 JUN

Shot Put

Performance Place Date
1998 15.59 Uniondale (Mitchel AC), NY 21 JUL
1994 14.02 Sankt-Peterburg 25 JUL
1993 15.37 Eugene, OR 15 JUN
1992 15.31 New Orleans, LA 20 JUN
1991 15.62 New York, NY 12 JUN
1990 14.35 Azusa, CA 19 APR
1988 15.80 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 23 SEP
1987 16.00 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 31 AUG
1986 15.20 Houston, TX 01 AUG
1985 14.72 Baton Rouge, LA 27 JUL
1984 13.06 Los Angeles, CA 16 JUN

Javelin Throw

Performance Place Date
1998 43.33 Uniondale (Mitchel AC), NY 22 JUL
1994 42.66 Sankt-Peterburg 26 JUL
1993 41.64 Eugene, OR 16 JUN
1992 46.72 New Orleans, LA 21 JUN
1991 43.28 New York, NY 13 JUN
1990 47.64 Seattle, WA 23 JUL
1988 50.08 Indianapolis (University Stadium), IN 16 JUL
1987 45.68 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 01 SEP
1986 50.12 Houston, TX 02 AUG
1985 45.04 Baton Rouge, LA 28 JUL
1984 45.38 Los Angeles, CA 17 JUN

Heptathlon

Performance Place Date
1998 6502 Uniondale (Mitchel AC), NY 22 JUL
1994 6606 Sankt-Peterburg 26 JUL
1993 6837 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 17 AUG
1992 7044 Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 02 AUG
1991 6878 New York, NY 13 JUN
1990 6783 Seattle, WA 23 JUL
1988 7291 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 24 SEP
1987 7128 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 01 SEP
1986 7158 Houston, TX 02 AUG
1985 6718 Baton Rouge, LA 28 JUL
1984 6579 Los Angeles, CA 17 JUN

Progression - Indoor

50 Metres Hurdles

Performance Place Date
1996 6.73 Reno, NV 09 FEB

60 Metres Hurdles

Performance Place Date
1987 8.62 Indianapolis (Hoosier Dome), IN 06 MAR

Honours - 60 Metres Hurdles

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
1st IAAF World Indoor Championships 4h1 8.62 Indianapolis (Hoosier Dome), IN 06 MAR 1987

Honours - Long Jump

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
6th IAAF World Championships In Athletics 5 6.79 +0.7 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 09 AUG 1997
XXVI Olympic Games 3 7.00 +0.5 Atlanta (Olympic Stadium), GA 02 AUG 1996
5th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 6 6.74 +3.3 Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 06 AUG 1995
10th IAAF/Mobil Grand Prix Final 1 7.21 +0.0 Paris 03 SEP 1994
3rd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 7.32 0.0 Tokyo (Olympic Stadium) 25 AUG 1991
XXIV Olympic Games 1 7.40 +0.9 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 29 SEP 1988
2nd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 7.36 +0.4 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 04 SEP 1987
1st IAAF World Championships in Athletics q1 DNS Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 13 AUG 1983

Honours - Heptathlon

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
4th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 6837 Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 17 AUG 1993
XXV Olympic Games 1 7044 Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 02 AUG 1992
3rd IAAF World Championships in Athletics DNF Tokyo (Olympic Stadium) 27 AUG 1991
XXIV Olympic Games 1 7291 Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 24 SEP 1988
2nd IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 7128 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 01 SEP 1987
1st IAAF World Championships in Athletics DNF Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 09 AUG 1983