Mick Hill (athlete)

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Michael ("Mick") Christopher Hill (born October 22, 1964 in Leeds, West Yorkshire) is a former British javelin thrower and javelin coach, who won three silver medals and one bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games, a bronze medal at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics and a silver medal at the 1998 European Championships in Athletics. He finished in 12th position at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, United States. He competed from 1987-2004 making all major finals from 1986 to 1998, apart from the Seoul Olympics in 1988. He has since coached heptathlete Jessica Ennis.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  England
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, United Kingdom 2nd 78.56 m
European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 8th 77.34 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 7th 79.66 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 20th 77.20 m
1990 European Championships Split, SFR Yugoslavia 4th 82.38 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 5th 84.12 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 11th 75.50 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 3rd 82.96 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 80.66 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th 81.06 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 4th 86.54 m
IAAF Grand Prix Final Fukuoka, Japan 5th 82.28 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 86.92 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 14th 80.75 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 12th 77.81 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 10th 76.12 m

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 1986 - 78.56
  • 1987 - 85.24
  • 1988 - 81.30
  • 1989 - 82.56
  • 1990 - 82.38
  • 1991 - 84.12
  • 1992 - 85.32
  • 1993 - 86.94
  • 1994 - 86.36
  • 1995 - 84.14
  • 1996 - 81.42
  • 1997 - 86.54
  • 1998 - 86.92
  • 1999 - 84.94
  • 2000 - 83.71
  • 2001 - 84.88
  • 2002 - 82.90
  • 2003 - 78.73
  • 2004 - 80.46

References[edit]

  1. ^ London 2012: Jessica Ennis – Team GB's poster girl from The Guardian, 5 August 2012, retrieved 5 May 2015

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