Katarina JOHNSON-THOMPSON

Katarina JOHNSON-THOMPSON - Great Britain - 2017 World Championships high jump finallist.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 12 August 2017

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Saturday, 09 January 1993
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Liverpool, England.
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  • Great Britain
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Katarina JOHNSON-THOMPSON - Great Britain - 2017 World Championships high jump finallist.

Katarina Thompson-Johnson competing in the final of the women's high jump.
She cleared 1.95m at her first attempt but failed 1.97 three times, as did fellow
Britain Morgan Lake (two attempts at 1.95m). Earlier in the Championships
Katarina competed in the Heptathlon where she also finished fifth. See below


2017 World Athletics Championship. London Olympic Stadium,
England.

Women's high jump final


 1. LASITSKENE Mariya
Authorised Neutral Athletes (ANA)  2.03  **
 2. LEVCHENKO Yuliya
Ukraine (UKR)  2.01  
 3. LICWINKO Kamila
Poland (POL)  1.99  
 4. JUNGFLEISH Marie-Laurence
Germany (GER)   
 1.95  
 5. THOMPSON-JOHNSON Katarina
Great Britain (GBR)  1.95  
 6. LAKE Morgan Great Britain (GBR)  1.95  
 7. PALSYTE AirinÄ— Lithuania (LTU)  1.92
 7. DEMIREVA Mirela Bulgaria (BUL)     1.92

Lasitskene was the first Authorised Neutral Athlete to win a gold medal.
For the medal ceremony, the  "IAAF Anthem"  was played as a substitute for a national anthem.



2017 World Athletics Championship. London Olympic Stadium,
England.


Women's Heptathlon Championship.
100mh HJ   SP 200m LJ JT 800m Total Points
 1.  THIAM  Nafissatou
 BEL 1044 1171
   872 927 1030   936 804 6784
 2.  SCHAFER  Carolin  GER  1111 1054    850 1021   912   860 888 6696
 3.  VETTER  Anouk  NED  1078  941    867   946   949 1024 831 6636 NR
 4.  RODRIGUEZ  Yorgelis
 CUB  1036 1171    757   941   921   810 958 6594 NR
 5.  JOHNSON-THOMPSON  Katarina
 GBR  1075  978    692 1093 1027   700 993 6558

In the second event of the heptathlon, the high jump, Katarina jumped just 1.80 in an event she was expected perhaps win.

That alone cost her 163 points and possibly a medal. She is pictured below in the first event the 100m hurdles
and the final event the 800 metres.