Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's heptathlon

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Women's heptathlon
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Venue Beijing National Stadium
Dates August 15–16
Competitors 43 from 28 nations
Winning points 6733
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Nataliya Dobrynska  Ukraine
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hyleas Fountain  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) vacant
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Athletics at the
2008 Summer Olympics
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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 women
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

The women's heptathlon at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place between August 15 and 16 at the Beijing National Stadium.[1]

The qualifying standards were 6,000 points (A standard) and 5,800 points (B standard).[2]

Schedule[edit]

All times are China standard time (UTC+8)

Date Time Round
Friday, 15 August 2008 9:00
10:30
19:00
21:30
100 metres hurdles
High jump
Shot put
200 metres
Saturday, 16 August 2008 09:50
19:00
21:35
Long jump
Javelin throw
800 metres

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows:

World record  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7291 points Seoul, South Korea 24 September 1988
Olympic record  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7291 points Seoul, South Korea 24 September 1988

No new world or Olympic records were set for this event.

Overall results[edit]

Key
  The highest mark recorded in each event is highlighted in yellow
Rank Athlete Country Overall points 100 m H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m
1st, gold medalist(s) Nataliya Dobrynska  Ukraine 6733 (PB) 1059
13.44 s
978
1.80 m
1015
17.29 m
944
24.39 s
1049
6.63 m
833
48.60 m
855
2:17.72 min
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hyleas Fountain  United States 6619 1158
12.78 s
1093
1.89 m
751
13.36 m
1058
23.21 s
969
6.38 m
704
41.93 m
886
2:15.45 min
4 Kelly Sotherton  Great Britain 6517 1097
13.18 s
1016
1.83 m
785
13.87 m
1040
23.39 s
953
6.33 m
622
37.66 m
1004
2:07.34 min
5 Jessica Zelinka  Canada 6490 (NR) 1129
12.97 s
941
1.77 m
780
13.79 m
1016
23.64 s
887
6.12 m
742
43.91 m
995
2:07.95 min
6 Anna Bogdanova  Russia 6465 (PB) 1111
13.09 s
1054
1.86 m
799
14.08 m
958
24.24 s
991
6.45 m
579
35.41 m
973
2:09.45 min
7 Karolina Tyminska  Poland 6428 (PB) 1033
13.62 s
941
1.77 m
799
14.08 m
1040
23.39 s
1017
6.53 m
590
35.97 m
1008
2:07.08 min
8 Lilli Schwarzkopf  Germany 6379 1017
13.73 s
978
1.80 m
835
14.61 m
885
25.02 s
837
5.96 m
897
51.88 m
951
2:10.91 min
9 Jolanda Keizer  Netherlands 6370 (PB) 993
13.90 s
1016
1.83 m
871
15.15 m
984
23.97 s
896
6.15 m
720
42.76 m
890
2:15.21 min
10 Kylie Wheeler  Australia 6369 (PB) 1024
13.68 s
1093
1.89 m
731
13.06 m
954
24.28 s
883
6.11 m
741
43.81 m
943
2:11.49 min
11 Jennifer Oeser  Germany 6360 1040
13.57 s
978
1.80 m
769
13.62 m
917
24.67 s
899
6.16 m
812
47.53 m
945
2:11.33 min
12 Marie Collonvillé  France 6302 (SB) 1040
13.57 s
1054
1.86 m
689
12.42 m
881
25.06 s
915
6.21 m
785
46.14 m
938
2:11.81 min
13 Olga Kurban  Russia 6192 1011
13.77 s
941
1.77 m
783
13.84 m
948
24.34 s
874
6.08 m
722
42.85 m
913
2:13.59 min
14 Hanna Melnychenko  Ukraine 6165 1047
13.52 s
978
1.80 m
739
13.18 m
947
24.35 s
975
6.40 m
589
35.89 m
890
2:15.23 min
15 Kamila Chudzik  Poland 6157 1008
13.79 s
941
1.77 m
817
14.34 m
854
25.36 s
840
5.97 m
900
52.05 m
797
2:21.97 min
16 Sonja Kesselschlager  Germany 6140 1050
13.50 s
941
1.77 m
816
14.33 m
841
25.50 s
862
6.04 m
750
44.28 m
880
2:15.94 min
17 Lucimara da Silva  Brazil 6076 1043
13.55 s
1016
1.83 m
634
11.59 m
928
24.56 s
905
6.18 m
674
40.34 m
876
2:16.20 min
18 Antoinette Nana Djimou Ida  France 6055 1000
13.85 s
867
1.71 m
735
13.12 m
896
24.90 s
899
6.16 m
847
49.32 m
811
2:20.96 min
19 Aiga Grabuste  Latvia 6050 (PB) 1010
13.78 s
941
1.77 m
707
12.70 m
914
24.71 s
962
6.36 m
649
39.02 m
867
2:16.87 min
20 Liu Haili  China 6041 (PB) 1041
13.56 s
941
1.77 m
708
12.71 m
936
24.47 s
874
6.08 m
702
41.79 m
839
2:18.84 min
21 Ida Marcussen  Norway 6015 968
14.07 s
867
1.71 m
725
12.97 m
885
25.02 s
868
6.06 m
809
47.37 m
893
2:14.96 min
22 Rebecca Wardell  New Zealand 5989 968
14.07 s
867
1.71 m
813
14.28 m
920
24.64 s
801
5.84 m
708
42.14 m
912
2:13.65 min
23 Niina Kelo  Finland 5911 (SB) 985
13.95 s
795
1.65 m
849
14.82 m
806
25.90 s
777
5.76 m
889
51.48 m
810
2:20.97 min
24 Argyro Strataki  Greece 5893 971
14.05 s
830
1.68 m
742
13.22 m
844
25.47 s
840
5.97 m
767
45.20 m
899
2:14.57 min
25 Gretchen Quintana  Cuba 5830 1011
13.77 s
830
1.68 m
734
13.10 m
948
24.34 s
856
6.02 m
632
38.14 m
819
2:20.31 min
26 Yuliya Tarasova  Uzbekistan 5785 974
14.03 s
867
1.71 m
701
12.60 m
946
24.36 s
825
5.92 m
731
43.31 m
741
2:26.19 min
27 Pramila Aiyappa  India 5771 983
13.97 s
903
1.74 m
639
11.66 m
894
24.92 s
883
6.11 m
692
41.27 m
777
2:23.46 min
28 Györgyi Farkas  Hungary 5760 887
14.66 s
903
1.74 m
665
12.06 m
788
26.10 s
877
6.09 m
734
43.45 m
906
2:14.05 min
29 Shobha Javur  India 5749 1033
13.62 s
795
1.65 m
732
13.07 m
922
24.62 s
807
5.86 m
735
43.50 m
725
2:27.50 min
30 Linda Züblin  Switzerland 5743 993
13.90 s
759
1.62 m
684
12.34 m
888
24.99 s
771
5.74 m
806
47.19 m
842
2:18.68 min
31 Julie Hollman  Great Britain 5729 918
14.43 s
941
1.77 m
691
12.45 m
850
25.41 s
890
6.13 m
650
39.08 m
789
2:22.54 min
32 Susmita Singha Roy  India 5705 963
14.11 s
867
1.71 m
613
11.27 m
948
24.34 s
843
5.98 m
663
39.79 m
808
2:21.14 min
33 Kaie Kand  Estonia 5677 (SB) 913
14.47 s
795
1.65 m
721
12.91 m
844
25.47 s
774
5.75 m
716
42.51 m
916
2:13.36 min
34 Yana Maksimava  Belarus 4806 880
14.71 s
903
1.74 m
767
13.60 m
802
25.94 s
0
NM
651
39.14 m
803
2:21.55 min
N/A Laurien Hoos  Netherlands DNF 1047
13.52 s
795
1.65 m
860
14.98 m
927
24.57 s
771
5.74 m
832
48.54 m
DNS
N/A Jackie Johnson  United States DNF 1091
13.22 s
941
1.77 m
649
11.82 m
911
24.74 s
813
5.88 m
DNS DNS
N/A Viktorija Žemaitytė  Lithuania DNF 917
14.44 s
903
1.74 m
795
14.01 m
881
25.06 s
0
NM
DNS DNS
N/A Austra Skujytė  Lithuania DNF 914
14.46 s
941
1.77 m
997
17.02 m
850
25.40 s
0
NM
DNS DNS
N/A Wassana Winatho  Thailand DNF 988
13.93 s
830
1.68 m
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Denisa Ščerbová  Czech Republic DNF 995
13.88 s
795
1.65 m
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Diana Pickler  United States DNF 939
14.28 s
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Irina Naumenko  Kazakhstan DNF 0
DNF
DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS DNS
N/A Lyudmila Blonska  Ukraine 6700 (DSQ)* 1078
13.31 s
1054
1.86 m
813
14.29 m
967
24.14 s
1001
6.48 m
814
47.60 m
973
2:09.44 min
N/A Tatyana Chernova  Russia 6591 1028
13.65 s
1016
1.83 m
719
12.88 m
986
23.95 s
997
6.47 m
829
48.37 m
1016
2:06.50 min

* Ukraine's Lyudmila Blonska originally won the silver medal, but was disqualified after she tested positive for methyltestosterone.[3] Russia's Tatyana Chernova, who inhereited the bronze medal following Blonska's disqualification was herself disqualified after a retest of her 2008 drug sample was found to contain metabolites of turinabol.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic Athletics Competition Schedule". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Entry Standards - The XXIX Olympic Games - Beijing, China - 8/24 August 2008". IAAF. Archived from the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-04. 
  3. ^ "Blonska thrown out of long jump". BBC Sport. 21 August 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "IOC sanctions two athletes for failing anti-doping test at Beijing 2008 and London 2012". IOC. 24 April 2017. Retrieved 12 July 2017. 

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