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Jodi Anderson

Full name: Judith "Jodi" Anderson
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: November 10, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Puma and Energizer Track Club, Santa Monica (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Jodi Anderson was a long jumper and pentathlete/heptathlete who attended Cal State Northridge and competed for the Los Angeles Naturite Track Club. She did not finish her only Olympic appearance in the 1984 heptathlon. At the 1977 World University Games she won a bronze medal in the long jump, and ran a leg for the US 4×100 relay team in the semi-finals, and they went on to win the gold in the final. She was silver medalist in the pentathlon at the 1979 Pan American Games. Anderson competed again at the 1979 World University Games, placing second in the long jump, and running in the 4×100 final, in which the USA team was disqualified. She was AIAW champion in the long jump in 1977 and 1979 and the pentathlon in 1979, and won TAC Championships in the long jump in 1977-78, and 1980-81. She was hurt by the 1980 US Olympic boycott as this was her best year, setting multiple personal bests and winning the Olympic Trials in both the long jump and pentathlon.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 11.38 (1980); 800 – 2:10.8 (1979); 100H – 13.52 (1984); 400H – 59.9 (1977); HJ – 5-10½ (1.79) (1980); LJ – 22-11½ (7.00) (1980); SP – 44-0 (13.41) (1980); JT – 159-2 (48.51) (1984); Hep - 6424 (1984).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Women's Heptathlon United States USA AC DNF

Women's Heptathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) P(1977AT) P(1985AT) H P(1977T) P(1985T) C/F/P D
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Standings AC DNF
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States 100 metre hurdles 20 14.40 817 923
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States 100 metre hurdles Heat Three 8 14.40 817 923
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 20 1.65 885 795
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 1.62 metres NP xo
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 1.65 metres NP xxo
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States High jump 1.68 metres NP xxx
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Shot put 22 657 596 11.02
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Shot put Round One NP 11.02
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Shot put Round Two NP 10.94
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Shot put Round Three NP 10.71