Jennifer Oeser

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Jennifer Oeser
Jennifer Oeser Berlin 2009.JPG
Oeser at the 2009 Berlin World Championships
Personal information
Nationality German
Born (1983-11-29) 29 November 1983 (age 33)
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Country  Germany
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Heptathlon
Coached by Karl-Heinz Due
Updated on 4 August 2012.

Jennifer Oeser (born 29 November 1983 in Brunsbüttel, Schleswig-Holstein) is a retired German heptathlete.


Oeser's first international championship was the 2002 World Junior Championships in Athletics and she finished in eighth place with a score of 5405 points. She improved her personal best to 5901 points to win the gold medal at the 2003 European Athletics U23 Championships. Moving up to the senior ranks, she finished fourth in the heptathlon at the 2006 European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg and was seventh in the event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics. Oeser was eleventh at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[1] She set a personal best of 6493 points to win the silver medal in the heptathlon at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin. The following year she was at the Erdgas Meeting in Ratingen, Germany, holding off her domestic rival Lilli Schwarzkopf to win with a total of 6427.[2]

Personal bests[edit]

Oeser competing at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka
Event Mark
100 m hurdles 13.14 s
High jump 1.86 m
Shot put 14.29 m
200 metres 23.95 s
Long jump 6.68 m
Javelin throw 51.30 m
800 metres 2:10.39 min
Heptathlon 6683 points

Major competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Germany
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 8th Heptathlon 5405 pts
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st Heptathlon 5901 pts
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th Heptathlon 6376 pts
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 7th Heptathlon 6378 pts
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 11th Heptathlon 6360 pts
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 2nd Heptathlon 6493 pts
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 3rd Heptathlon 6683 pts
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 2nd Heptathlon 6572 pts
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 10th Heptathlon 6308 pts
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 9th Heptathlon 6401 pts


  1. ^ Olympia: Von Platz fünf bis neun für Leverkusen alles dabei
  2. ^ van Kuijen, Hans (2010-06-20). Garcia and Oeser prevail in Ratingen - IAAF Combined Events Challenge. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-06-21.

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