The Heptathlon in History

Events in Sport

  • 1986-08-02 Jackie Joyner-Kersee (US) sets record for heptathlon (7161 pts)
  • 1988-07-16 Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets women's heptathlete record of 7,215 pts
  • 1988-09-24 Jackie Joyner-Kersee of USA sets heptathlon woman's record (7,291)

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1965-03-18 Birgit Clarius, German heptathlete
  • 1967-09-20 Catherine Bond-Mills, Woodstock Ontario, heptathlete (Olympics-96)
  • 1968-04-20 LeShundra Nathan, heptathlete, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1969-07-28 Wendi Simmons, Santa Rosa California, heptathlete
  • 1970-11-24 Kelly Blair, Prosser Wash, heptathlete
  • 1972-04-07 Shana Williams, Bridgeton NJ, long jumper/heptathlete
  • 1972-04-27 Alison McKnight, 100m hurdler and heptathlete, born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1972-08-27 Denise Lewis, English heptathlete
  • 1975-06-23 Jane Jamieson, Australian heptathlete (Olympics-96)
  • 1975-08-03 Aryiro Strataki, Greek heptathlete
  • 1976-11-13 Kelly Sotherton, English heptathlete
  • 1978-01-20 Sonja Kesselschl√§ger, German heptathlete
  • 1986-01-28 Jessica Ennis, English heptathlete