Mick Hill (javelin thrower)

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Michael ("Mick") Christopher Hill (born 22 October 1964) is an English former javelin thrower who was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire. He won a bronze medal at the 1993 World Championships and a silver medal at the 1998 European Championships. He is also a four-time Commonwealth Games medallist and represented Great Britain at four Olympic Games. He competed in over 20 major championships between 1983 and 2002, only failing to reach the final twice. He has since coached heptathlete Jessica Ennis.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Great Britain and  England
1983 European Junior Championships Schwechat, Austria 11th 66.44 m
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 (q) 77.20 m
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 2nd 83.32 m
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
World Cup Havana, Cuba 5th 76.84 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 3rd 82.96 m
Grand Prix Final London, United Kingdom 3rd 83.52 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 80.66 m
Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 2nd 81.84 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th 81.06 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 12th 78:58 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 4th 86.54 m
Grand Prix Final Fukuoka, Japan 5th 82.28 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 86.92 m
Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 3rd 83.80 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 14th (q) 80.75 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 11th 81.00 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 12th 77.81 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 10th 76.12 m
Results with a (q) indicate overall position in qualifying round

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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