Karen Martin

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Karen Martin (born 24 November 1974) is a retired English javelin thrower.

Her personal best throw is 59.50 metres, achieved in July 1999 in Cosford. This places her third on the British outdoor all-time list, behind Kelly Morgan and Goldie Sayers.[1]

She attended Littleover Community School in Derby.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  England
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 14th (q) 50.22 m [2]
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2nd 57.82 m
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 7th 50.28 m[3]


  1. ^ UK All-Time Lists: Women - Throws - GBR Athletics
  2. ^ Old model javelin
  3. ^ New model javelin