Janine Whitlock

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Janine Whitlock (born 11 August 1973) is an English pole vaulter.

Her personal best is 4.47 metres, achieved in July 2005 at the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, in the same meet that Yelena Isinbayeva became the first woman to clear 5 metres.[1]

In 2002 received a two year ban for an alleged positive test result.Janine was the most tested athlete in British athletics...tested over 100 times and all but one test was negative.The whole procedure from the labelling of the sample and the defence was shrouded in mystery. The sample was delivered on 16 June 2002 during the English Commonwealth Games trials. She received a suspension from July 2002 to July 2004.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  United Kingdom and  England
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 4th
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 12th
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 9th
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 9th

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  1. ^ Sporting Heroes: Yelena Isinbayeva
  2. ^ Rowland, James (27 September 2002). "Whitlock's two-year ban after positive steroid test". The Independent. Retrieved 2006-11-27.