2001 World Championships in Athletics – Women's heptathlon

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Events at the
2001 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Women's Heptathlon competition at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Canada. There were a total number of 18 participating athletes, including two non-finishers and one non-starter. The competition started on Saturday August 4, 2001 and ended on Sunday August 5, 2001.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Russia Yelena Prokhorova
Russia (RUS)
Silver Belarus Natallia Sazanovich
Belarus (BLR)
Bronze United States Shelia Burrell
United States (USA)

Schedule[edit]

  • Saturday August 4
    1. 100 m hurdles
    2. High Jump
    3. Shot Put
    4. 200 m
  • Sunday August 5
    1. Long Jump
    2. Javelin Throw
    3. 800 m

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2001 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7291 September 24, 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea
Event Record  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7128 September 1, 1987 Italy Rome, Italy
Season Best  Eunice Barber (FRA) 6736 May 27, 2001 Austria Götzis, Austria

Results[edit]

  The highest mark recorded in each event is highlighted in yellow
Rank Athlete Heptathlon Points
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1st  Yelena Prokhorova (RUS) 13.77 1.88 13.15 23.73 6.61 50.73 2:11.53 6694
2nd  Natallia Sazanovich (BLR) 13.29 1.76 15.90 23.87 6.50 46.72 2:20.87 6539
3rd  Shelia Burrell (USA) 13.05 1.67 12.87 22.92 6.45 48.74 2:14.24 6472
4  Natalya Roshchupkina (RUS) 14.12 1.79 14.74 23.41 6.02 44.04 2:15.56 6294
5  Karin Ertl (GER) 13.56 1.82 13.83 24.91 6.28 45.89 2:18.54 6283
6  Austra Skujytė (LTU) 14.37 1.79 16.06 25.52 6.00 46.04 2:20.78 6112
7  LeShundra Nathan (USA) 13.68 1.70 14.68 25.16 6.04 46.12 2:19.05 6073
8  Irina Belova (RUS) 13.86 1.73 14.12 24.66 5.86 38.73 2:07.44 6061
9  Gertrud Bacher (ITA) 13.94 1.70 14.03 25.10 5.69 45.38 2:09.85 6010
10  Tiia Hautala (FIN) 13.79 1.79 13.32 25.52 5.94 45.40 2:18.98 6002
11  Marie Collonvillé (FRA) 13.87 1.79 11.89 25.59 5.93 41.61 2:13.70 5887
12  Nicole Haynes (CAN) 14.48 1.73 14.94 26.41 5.87 46.37 2:24.45 5786
13  Margaret Simpson (GHA) 14.07 1.76 11.14 25.11 5.57 50.76 2:23.54 5748
14  Tia Hellebaut (BEL) 14.60 1.85 12.84 26.54 5.65 44.37 2:23.20 5680
15  G. Pramila Ganapathy (IND) 14.41 1.73 11.43 25.04 5.92 34.60 2:22.89 5492
 Eunice Barber (FRA) 12.78 1.88 NM DNS DNS DNS DNS DNF
 Svetlana Kazanina (KAZ) 15.02 1.76 NM 25.69 5.73 DNS DNS DNF
 Denise Lewis (GBR) DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS

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