2001 World Championships in Athletics – Women's heptathlon

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These are the official results of the Women's Heptathlon competition at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Alberta, 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, gold medalist(s)  Yelena Prokhorova (RUS) 13.77 1.88 13.15 23.73 6.61 50.73 2:11.53 6694
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Natallia Sazanovich (BLR) 13.29 1.76 15.90 23.87 6.50 46.72 2:20.87 6539
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  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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