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Coleen Sommer

Full name: Coleen A. Sommer (Rienstra-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: June 6, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: Athletics West, Eugene (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Coleen Sommer was a high jumper who competed at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. She was a two-time Pan American Games Champion (1983, 1987) in the high jump and her best finish at a major international was fourth at the 1983 World Championships. Sommer attended Arizona State University, graduating in 1981. Sommer won the US title in 1980 and 1987 and was runner-up in 1985 and 1988. In February 1982 she set a world indoor record of 2.00 metres at a meet in Ottawa, Canada. Sommer broke the American outdoor record when she cleared 1.98 metres in June 1982 in Durham, North Carolina.

Personal Best: HJ – 2.00i (1982).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics Women's High Jump United States USA 18 QR

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC C/F/P
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round 18 1.87 1 1
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 10 1.87 1 1
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.70 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.75 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.80 metres 1T o 0 0 1.80
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.84 metres 1T o 0 0 1.84
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.87 metres 8T xo 1 1 1.87
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1.90 metres 10 xxx 1 1 1.87
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