Jessica Draskau-Petersson

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Jessica Draskau-Petersson
Jessica Draskau-Petersson - 2012 Olympics marathon (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Born (1977-09-08) September 8, 1977 (age 38)
Height 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Country  Denmark
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Marathon

Jessica M. Draskau-Petersson (born September 8, 1977 in Gentofte) is a Danish long-distance runner.[1] She competed in the marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics, placing 40th with a personal best time of 2:31:43.[2] She finished eighth in the marathon at the 2014 European Athletics Championships, setting a new personal best of 2:30:53. Draskau-Petersson holds both Danish and British citizenship.[3] She was educated at the University of East Anglia (LLB), the University of Idaho and the University of Waikato.


  1. ^ "Jessica Draskau-Petersson". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  2. ^ "Women's Marathon: Results". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  3. ^ Henderson, Jason (16 August 2014). "Euro marathon gold for Christelle Daunay". Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 16 August 2014.