Mächtig competing at the 2012 Olympics in London.
January 1, 1986 |
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 1 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (180 lb)|
|Event(s)||Heptathlon, long jump|
|Coached by||Klaus Baarck|
|Updated on 4 August 2012.|
She began competing in heptathlon competitions from a young age. She placed eighth at the 2003 World Youth Championships in Athletics then won her first international medals as a junior athlete, taking bronze at the 2004 World Junior Championships and silver at the 2005 European Athletics Junior Championships. She won the German senior long jump title in 2006. In the 2007 season she won her first national heptathlon title and placed third at the 2007 European Athletics U23 Championships. She also made her senior international debut at the 2007 European Athletics Indoor Championships, where she came ninth in the women's pentathlon.
Mächtig represented Germany at the World Championships in Athletics in 2009, 2011 and 2013. She placed ninth with 6265 points on her debut outing, but was less successful in 2011 with her 17th-place finish. In 2012 she won the Mehrkampf-Meeting Ratingen with a personal best score of 6341 points, which included a long jump best of 6.49 metres. In 2013, she improved her personal best at the Ratingen meet.
|2004||World Junior Championships||Grosseto, Italy||3rd||Heptathlon||5679 pts|
|2006||Hypo-Meeting||Götzis, Austria||17th||Heptathlon||5862 pts|
|2007||European Indoor Championships||Moscow, Russia||9th||Pentathlon||4414 pts|
|Hypo-Meeting||Götzis, Austria||12th||Heptathlon||6077 pts|
|European U23 Championships||Debrecen, Hungary||3rd||Heptathlon||6151 pts|
|2008||Hypo-Meeting||Götzis, Austria||8th||Heptathlon||6282 pts|
|2009||Hypo-Meeting||Götzis, Austria||5th||Heptathlon||6320 pts|
|World Championships||Berlin, Germany||9th||Heptathlon||6265 pts|
|2011||World Championships||Daegu, South Korea||17th||Heptathlon||6095 pts|
- Machtig, Julia. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-06-16.
- Wenig, Jörg (2012-06-16). Bourrada breaks African record in Ratingen, Day 2 - IAAF Combined Events Challenge. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-06-16.
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