Khaddi Sagnia

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Khaddi Sagnia
Personal information
Full name Khadijatou Victoria Sagnia
Born (1994-04-20) 20 April 1994 (age 23)
Helsingborg, Sweden

Khadijatou "Khaddi" Victoria Sagnia (born 20 April 1994 in Helsingborg) is a Swedish track and field athlete specialising in the long jump.[1] She competes for Ullevi FK.[2]

Her personal bests in the event are 6.78 metres outdoors (+1.9 m/s, Söderhamn 2015) and 6.66 metres indoors (Malmö 2015).


At the first[3]Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, she won the gold medal in the triple jump final.[4]

Khaddi started with track and field in 2007 and has developed as an athlete at a very fast pace. Even before attending Youth Olympic Games she had represented the senior national team.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Her mother Sutay was born in the Gambia but grew up in Sweden. Khaddi Sagnia has seven siblings.[6]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Sweden
2010 Youth Olympic Games Singapore 1st Triple jump 13.56 m
2011 World Youth Championships Lille, France 11th Long jump 5.75 m
9th Triple jump 12.72 m (w)
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 9th (q) Long jump 6.52 m
European U23 Championships Tallinn, Estonia 4th Long jump 6.64 m
World Championships Beijing, China 7th Long jump 6.78 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 14th Long jump 6.08 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 6th Long jump 6.59 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 27th (q) Long jump 6.25 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 16th (q) Long jump 6.42 m