Johnson-Thompson Wins Heptathlon Gold – World Athletics Championships 2019 | Doha Moments
Venue: Khalifa International Stadium, Doha Dates: 27 September-6 October
Katarina Johnson-Thompson set a new British record. She claimed gold in the heptathlon at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha. Johnson-Thompson set new PBs in four events. This set the new record of 6981 points moving to 6th on the all-time list.
Katerina among the best heptathletes in the world for several years. She’s been touted as a star of the discipline since winning the World Youth Championships a decade ago.
The champion’s had an abundance of emotional support. She has a close bond with her mother highlighted by a touching letter during the 2016 Olympics. Also affection from friends such as Killing Eve actress Jodie Comer and athlete boyfriend Andrew Pozzi.
She had UK Sport funding for most of her career and supplemented that with several commercial deals.
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