The highly significant Hypo Meeting will mark Ennis-Hill’s first competitive appearance in the heptathlon since 2012. “I got there in the end. Daley Thompson, British decathlete who became only the second competitor in history to win the decathlon at two Olympic Games, capturing gold medals in 1980 and 1984. Meanwhile, her mother’s dream of little Kat becoming a dancer one day has been replaced by grander ambitions. I didn’t understand how big it all was until I got to the stadium. Most Popular #86327. Former English decathlete Daley Thompson is also in the mix. [13] The score also meant she had surpassed the 'B' qualifying standard for the 2012 Olympics, however it fell short of the 6,150 points 'A' standard. [6] She later returned to Woolton, where she attended St Julie's Catholic High School and became close friends with future actress Jodie Comer,[7] and went on to study sports science at Liverpool John Moores University.[8][9]. Johnson-Thompson was expected to be the GB team’s outstanding performer in track and field at the Commonwealth Games and the European championships last summer. She is also receiving specialist coaching in her weakest event from Goldie Sayers, the leading British javelin thrower. Runner. Everyone expected her to win. Leos. Daley Thompson Fans Also Viewed . [29], She missed out on a medal at the Games, taking sixth in the heptathlon, although her performance in the heptathlon high jump of 1.98 m set a new British high jump record, and would have been good enough to take gold in the stand-alone Olympic high jump competition. In April, the Sunday Mercury revealed that the father-of-three was setting up home with 30-year-old Lisa Clayton, in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, just days after splitting from his wife, Tish. She also holds the British high jump records with 1.98 m outdoors (2016) and 1.97 m indoors (2015). Parhaan tuloksensa 8847 pistettä hän teki vuoden 1984 olympialaisissa. Daley Thompson Daley Thompson 2007. Katarina Johnson-Thompson’s rivalry with fellow British poster girl Jessica Ennis-Hill has been one of the big stories of the Games so far, but little has been heard about her father. [22] Johnson-Thompson won gold at the 2014 edition of the prestigious heptathlon Hypo-Meeting in Götzis[23] with a world leading personal best score of 6682 but missed the Commonwealth Games and the European Championships after suffering a foot injury. Of course my mum’s going and last year she was on her own. First Name Daley #3. Not much is known about Daley Thompson’s girlfriend Lisa Clayton. Francis Morgan «Daley» Thompson (født 30. juli 1958 i London) er en tidligere britisk friidrettsutøver.Han vant to OL-gull, ett VM-gull, to EM-gull og satte fire verdensrekorder i tikamp.Han var ubeseiret mellom 1979 og 1987.. Thompson og den bitre konkurrenten Jürgen Hingsen vekslet på å inneha verdensrekorden, selv om Thompson vant når de møttes. [31], She subsequently moved to Montpellier, France, to be coached by a team led by Bertrand Valcin, joining a training group including Olympic decathlon medalist Kevin Mayer and double European heptathlon champion Antoinette Nana Djimou. I haven’t done the pentathlon since 2012 so I’m excited to be back but I know it won’t be easy and there’s going to be stiff competition. It felt like, ‘Yeah, this is the biggest competition outside the major championships.’ I was over the moon to win it.”. In his way stood his great rival, Jürgen Hingsen of West Germany. He is the son of Frank Thompson (father) and Lydia Thompson (mother). Daley and Lisa have two children together – the first of which prompted Daley to breakup with Lisa and stop talking to … Francis Daley Thompson Wiki Biography Francis Morgan Ayodélé "Daley" Thompson CBE (born 30 July 1958), is an English former decathlete. [38] She has been in a relationship with fellow athlete Andrew Pozzi since 2018. He is Sports Persons (Athlete) by profession. Joey King. She’s a real expert and she’s got all the heptathlon books.’ Photograph: Jon Super for the Guardian, t was like I had a secret life,” Katarina Johnson-Thompson says as she describes how, as a girl, she reduced her mother to tears. She’s doing it again now following me.”. Thompson lost his father at the age of twelve, when his father was shot dead in Streatham. At the age of nine, with an audition for the Royal Ballet School lined up, Johnson-Thompson reversed Billy Elliot’s cinematic route and chose sport over dance. “Eleven days before the Commonwealths everything was going perfectly but, at one of my last training sessions, I felt cramp in my foot and I couldn’t put my trainer on. I jumped 1.89m, which was a PB for me at the time. He was the first man to win two Olympic gold medals and a World Championship. She wanted me to have private lessons and go to the Royal Ballet the following year. Johnson-Thompson is ranked world No1 in both the pentathlon and outdoors in the heptathlon – where, over the next 18 months, her contests with Jessica Ennis-Hill, the returning Olympic champion, should produce some gripping battles. Ennis-Hill has stated that, when she matures fully, Johnson-Thompson will be a better heptathlete than even her. There were a lot of tears. 6 on the all-time heptathlon lists. Il est considé… Francis Morgan Ayodélé Thompson, CBE (born 30 July 1958), known as Daley Thompson, is a British former decathlete.He won the decathlon gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984, and broke the world record for the event four times.. With four world records, two Olympic gold medals, three Commonwealth titles, and wins in the World and European Championships, Thompson is considered … They still went and we were hoping then that I’d make it to the Europeans so I could at least do the long jump there. I’m in a great place and I’m more determined. Dan O'Brien. It’s strange because I could still walk around OK but the scan showed straightway it was a tiny stress-fracture in my take-off foot for the long jump and high jump. Decathlete. [14], At the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics held in Barcelona, Johnson-Thompson chose not to compete in the full heptathlon competition to save herself for the Olympics; instead she took part in the long jump—winning a gold medal with a jump of 6.81 metres—and the 100 metres hurdles. Olympic legend Daley Thompson will be joining in on an 800-kilometre cycle to raise money to tackle rare diseases. “The warmup track was about 400m away and I started to feel sick then because you could hear the announcer doing some crowd warmups. Daley Thompson Career: Sport: Decathlon: Club: Essex Beagles: Personal Best: Decathlon 8,847 points: Achievements: Olympic Games (2 medals – 2 gold) Decathlon: 1st (1980, 1984), 4th (1988) 4x100m relay: 7th (1984) The women’s hurdles in the heptathlon were the first races on the Olympic track and the stadium was packed. Jess was 26 when she won London and in 2020 I’ll be 27. Daley Thompson voitti kymmenottelun olympiakultaa 1980 ja 1984 sekä rikkoi lajin maailmanennätyksen kolme kertaa. Olympic champion Daley Thompson's son has scored the highest mark in his school for PE in his GCSEs. It’s now up to me to perform even more strongly as defending champion. “But I was determined and mum said, ‘OK – you can stop but you have to have a hobby.’ I played a lot of football and I was a goalkeeper but I didn’t really like playing in goal. At the 2009 World Youth Championships in Athletics in Brixen, Italy, she won the gold medal in the heptathlon. [18] In October, she won the "Lillian Board Memorial Award" (for junior women) at the 2012 British Athletics Writers' Association Awards. First Name Daley. Mum gets so nervous, much more than me, and before all my high jumps I could see her praying. Ennis-Hill, who has married and become a mother since the London Olympics, will be tested by the rising force of the 22-year-old Liverpudlian. WHEN Daley Thompson is your dad you would think it probably best to avoid the decathlon if you were going to take up sport. [30], In September 2016, UK Athletics confirmed that Johnson-Thompson had split with coach Mike Holmes, having been trained by him since 2008. "Objectionable, charmless and rude," a Times reporter once wrote of Daley Thompson, "this is not a man destined to become a sports diplomat." This year lots of people are going with the British athletics supporters club and she can join up with them and watch Jess and me.”. Johnson-Thompson chuckles wryly at the suggestion Ennis-Hill might struggle, after a two-and-a-half-year break, to replicate her best form. Bang goes Daley Thompson's chance of a knighthood. More July 30 Birthdays. It seems fitting that Johnson-Thompson will compete for so many significant titles around the globe over the next 18 months. “I wouldn’t be so sure about that,” she says. I’m hoping there are going to be a few of those between Prague and Rio.”, Heptathlete reveals her reverse Billy Elliott moment as she prepares for the world championships, Rio 2016 and battles with the returning Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill, Katarina Johnson-Thompson: I broke my mum’s heart by ditching ballet, ‘Thankfully I found athletics,’ says Katarina Johnson-Thompson. Daley [Thompson], Denise [Lewis], Carolina [Kluft] and Jess. OLYMPIC decathlon double gold-medal winner Daley Thompson, 57, lives in Hove with his partner Lisa Clayton. The second son of a Nigerian father and Scottish mother, Daley showed a remarkable aptitude for sport while at boarding school in Sussex. Recorded at The Academy Graduation during Tamworth Country Music Festival 2019 [36], She won the heptathlon 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar with a British record of 6981 points. Francis Morgan Oyodélé Thompson, communément appelé Daley Thompson (né le 30 juillet 1958 à Notting Hill, Londres) est un athlète britannique spécialiste du décathlon. 6 on the all-time heptathlon lists. The superfit father of five – who won decathlon golds for Britain in the 1980 and 1984 Games – is newly-single. There was a presentation the night before and the top six were on stage and they showed footage of all the greats who had won Götzis – going back 40 years. DALEY THOMPSON does not want to answer the question, which is perhaps understandable given that the subject is the murder of his father. In the call room there’s a little TV showing the races and so I got even more nervous then. It was strange because there were 80,000 people there. “At the moment I’m just thinking about the Europeans and, then, Götzis,” Johnson-Thompson says. The European championships, in Prague, this week offer Johnson-Thompson her first major opportunity in a year that will build inexorably towards the Rio Olympics. I had to look away. [37], Johnson-Thompson moved to Montpellier in 2016, and currently splits her time between Montpellier and her home city of Liverpool. With four world records, two Olympic gold medals, three Commonwealth titles, and wins in the World and European Championships, Daley Thompson is often considered the greatest decathlete the world has ever seen. And before the 800m [the final event], she texted me with loads of ‘oooooooooos’ in the message. Her furtive preference for football in Liverpool ahead of ballet in London eventually led her to athletics and the point where, this week, she enters the European indoor championships as the clear favourite for the pentathlon. Olympic legend Daley Thompson is looking for love again – at the age of 60. It was very hard.”, Johnson-Thompson brightens and suggests she has returned as a much stronger athlete physically and mentally. Bryan Clay. [16], Johnson-Thompson competed for Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's heptathlon alongside compatriots Jessica Ennis and Louise Hazel at the Olympic Stadium on 3–4 August 2012. I should have progressed a long way by then.”. Johnson-Thompson's heptathlon results include finishing 14th at the 2012 London Olympics, fifth at the 2013 World Championships, sixth at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and fifth at the 2017 World Championships. It was only when I was nine that I said: ‘I don’t really enjoy this …’ Mum was upset and even my dance teacher was crying. In June 2012 Johnson-Thompson achieved the 'A' qualifying standard for the 2012 Olympics by scoring a new personal best of 6,248 points at the TNT – Fortuna Meeting held in the Sletiště Stadium, Kladno, Czech Republic. Formed in 2011 by Olympic legend Daley Thompson and former GB athlete and TV Gladiator Kate Staples, the Academies are dedicated to engaging, energising and inspiring kids from the age of 5, delivering athletics based fun in the form of instruction, information and motivation delivered by top coaches and current GB athletes. Her furtive preference for football in Liverpool ahead of ballet in London eventually led her to athletics and the point where, this week, she enters the European indoor championships as the, • Katarina Johnson-Thompson eyes up records, Ennis-Hill’s first competitive appearance in the heptathlon since 2012, she produced a compelling victory over the former world No1 Brianne Theisen-Eaton, receiving specialist coaching in her weakest event from Goldie Sayers, the leading British javelin thrower. Johnson-Thompson won the 2018 World indoor pentathlon title and the 2018 Commonwealth Games heptathlon titles,[34] before going on to win a silver medal behind World and Olympic champion Nafi Thiam in the heptathlon at the 2018 European Championships, recording a personal best score of 6759 points,[35] to move into the world all-time Top 25. I'm massively disappointed but I'm trying to move on. [2] Her development was in part funded by the Wells Sports Foundation set up by Barrie Wells, which gave her access to the foundation's patron, Jessica Ennis (now Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill). Daley Thompson was born on July 30, 1958 in Notting Hill, London to Frank Thompson and Lydia Thompson. “My training has gone better this year. By John … It’s inevitable two such outstanding British heptathletes will be bracketed together and Johnson-Thompson seems to welcome Ennis-Hill’s re-emergence. [27], In August 2015, Johnson-Thompson finished in 28th place in the heptathlon at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing after three foul jumps in the long jump. It was a real lesson in staying calm and taking each event as it comes.”. She had been lying in second place to Jessica Ennis-Hill after the first day of events. It then went away but the next day it was still hurting. “I was naive then. Next winter training we will be preparing for the Olympics.’ I’ll be 23 in Rio but, in 2020, I really should be at my best. She is the reigning champion at Götzis as, last year, she produced a compelling victory over the former world No1 Brianne Theisen-Eaton. My mum didn’t like it at first but the funny thing is that, now, she’s the biggest athletics fan out there. Lisa is from Brigend and was Daley’s mistress while he was still married to his wife Tish. So you have to grab your opportunities.”. Outside of the major championships, Götzis is the venue where the most renowned athletes in the women’s heptathlon and the men’s decathlon have competed through the decades. “Those last six months of 2014 were really tough. Johnson-Thompson can make a sporting cliche sound as thrilling as the textured drama of Götzis. [24], Johnson-Thompson set a new British high jump record with a height of 1.97 metres at the British Indoor Championships in Sheffield on 14 February 2015,[25] surpassing her previous record of 1.96 metres set on 8 February 2014. She was dancing in Tokyo when she was 18 so she’s already seen a lot of the world. At the age of nine, with an audition for the Royal Ballet School lined up, Johnson-Thompson reversed Billy Elliot’s cinematic route and chose sport over dance. [19], In the 2013 IAAF World Championships heptathlon, Johnson-Thompson finished in 5th place. She travelled all around the world, as a dancer, and that’s how she met my dad – in the Bahamas. Clearly, her younger rival has the potential to also become an Olympic champion. Everyone was obviously there to see Jess but when they called my name and the crowd saw my GB top they made a noise like I’ve never heard before. Daley Thompson real name is Francis Morgan Ayodele Daley Thompson. Katarina Mary Johnson-Thompson (born 9 January 1993) is an English heptathlete.She won the gold medal at the 2019 World Championships and broke the British record with a score of 6,981 points, which ranks her at No. She won the gold medal at the 2019 World Championships and broke the British record with a score of 6,981 points, which ranks her at No. “This year is much bigger than 2014,” she says. Ashton Eaton. “That’s the kind of athlete I am. That was one of the most intense experiences of my life and I feel I can do any competition after I handled that at 19.”, Johnson-Thompson was inspired by Ennis’ composure in winning the gold medal despite excruciating pressure. He was born on July 30, 1958 at Notting Hill, London, United Kingdom. Such conviction is underlined by the fact that, last month, she broke two British indoor records in the high jump and the long jump. Daley Thompson Popularity . “It was like I had a secret life,” Katarina Johnson-Thompson says as she describes how, as a girl, she reduced her mother to tears. She finished in 13th place with a score of 6267. Daley Thompson: Narození: 30. července 1958 (62 let) Londýn: Ocenění: BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award (1982) komandér Řádu britského impéria: multimediální obsah na Commons: Některá data mohou pocházet z datové položky. But Elliot Thompson, 24, is … She points to her unforgettable experience as a teenager at London 2012 as invaluable exposure. He also created four world records, won three commonwealth gold medals (1978, 82 and 86), two European championships (1983 and 86) and was unbeaten for nine years. Francis Morgan Ayodélé "Daley" Thompson CBE (født 30. Mum said: ‘I’m soooooooooo nervous.’ She admitted she should have just texted me a smiley face but she ended up being so nervous she almost made me nervous. Battle for gold. Her mother’s previous obsession with dance has merged into an immersion in the heptathlon – that gruelling examination in seven disciplines of track and field which Ennis-Hill and Johnson-Thompson will face in May at Götzis in Austria. She has little interest in ballet now even if she remains an ardent fan of Liverpool. GENERELL INFORMASJON Vi har nå gjort om vår butikk til et showroom og Pick-up Point for henting av varer Bestill varene før du kommer Vi foretrekker at du bestiller varene du ønsker på forhånd i nettbutikken Da ligger varene klare til henting 2ALFA Husk å ta med gyldig våpenkort og legitimasjon hvis “If you saw pictures of me as a kid you’d laugh,” she says in her cheery sing-song of a voice, “because I was always in football kit. Carl Lewis. The one thing I learnt from the injury is how much you can take for granted. If she’s going to come back she’s going to come back proper. Juli 1958) er en tidligere engelsk ti-kæmper.. Thompson vandt guldmedaljer, i tikamp, ved de Olympiske lege i 1980 og 1984 samt satte verdensrekord i disciplinen fire gange.. Med fire verdensrekorder, to olympiske guldmedaljer og tre Commonwealth-titler samt sejre i verdens- og europamesterskaber, bliver Thompson af mange anset … Decathlete. [12] Her score of 6007 points was enough to take third position at the event behind Sofía Ifadídou of Greece and French athlete Blandine Maisonnier. [1] She also holds the British record of 5,000 points for the women's pentathlon and won gold in that event at the 2015 and 2019 European Indoor Championships, as well as the 2018 World Indoor Championships. His father was a taxi driver. In the long jump, she was the 2012 World Junior Champion and the 2014 World Indoor silver medalist. At the meeting she set six new personal bests across the seven events to beat her previous best score by 241 points. [17], In September, Johnson-Thompson was nominated for the "European Athletics Rising Star award". “It was really close and mum was there, keeping the rest of the family up to date with how I was doing. Johnson-Thompson represents Liverpool Harriers and was formerly coached by Mike Holmes. 10 talking about this. She tweeted me a lovely message.”. When I was little, literally in nappies, she had me going to dance class. Decathletes. Last modified on Wed 21 Feb 2018 15.10 GMT. Se kesti maailmanennätyksenä yhdeksän vuotta ja olympiaennätyksenä aina vuoteen 2004, jolloin Roman Šebrle teki Ateenassa 8893 pistettä. Young Lyric. It brings out the best performance in me. I haven’t spoken to Jess for a while, as she’s been pretty busy being a mum, but she was very nice when I got injured before the Commonwealths last year. Daley Thompson won his first Olympic gold at the 1980 Moscow Games. Elliot Thompson, Alex Thompson, Austin Thompson, Aaron Thompson (Son’s), and Rachel Thompson (Daughter). ‘My mum didn’t like it at first but the funny thing is that, now, she’s the biggest athletics fan out there. They have two children, Alex, 14 and Aaron, nine. For the first seven events, little separated Thompson and Hingsen as they battled for first place. [28], Johnson-Thompson competed at the 2016 Hypo-Meeting in May of that year, her first major competition since undergoing knee surgery in the autumn of 2015: she finished the competition in sixth with a score of 6,304 points, securing her place at the 2016 Summer Olympics by beating the qualifying standard of 6,200 points. Katarina Mary Johnson-Thompson was born in the Liverpool suburb of Woolton on 9 January 1993,[2] the daughter of Tracey Johnson and Ricardo Thompson (died November 2017). 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Decathlete #2. [20][21], On 11 July 2014, Johnson-Thompson set a new long jump personal best of 6.92 m at the Glasgow Diamond League meeting, taking her to number 2 on the British all-time list for the event. The injury took longer to heal so we decided not to risk it. She’s a real expert and she’s got all the heptathlon books.”. “Not yet but she’s all set for the worlds and Beijing in August. “I would never underestimate Jess. “Jess was the poster girl for the whole Olympics. But my mum [Tracey] was a showgirl. I’ll just do what I normally do before any event and that’s prepare myself and focus on what I’ve got to do. You can be in the shape of your life and then injury strikes. Has her mum started to make travel plans for Rio? Johnson-Thompson might have a mouthful of a name but she is often just called KJT – and her initials and sporting prowess could light up both this year’s world championships in Beijing and the Rio Olympics in 2016. Participants in the Steve Waugh Foundation’s Captain’s Ride will travel through regional Queensland over six days to raise money for children affected by a rare disease. I went to the physio and they decided on a scan. [9] She missed most of the 2010 athletics season suffering from patellar tendinopathy, also known as jumper's knee. That first Olympic experience vindicated Johnson-Thompson’s decision to abandon dance and football for athletics. Thankfully I found athletics. I thought 2010 was the worst I would have to go through – missing a whole season – but I was just a kid then. [32], On 5–6 August 2017, Johnson-Thompson competed in the heptathlon at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics held in London. 62 Year Olds. “My family had hired a mini-bus to take everyone to Glasgow for a week and they made banners with my name on it. After a first day which left her in 5th place, with a PB in the 200 m, she had an excellent second day with PB's in the Long Jump, Javelin and the 800 m. However, she admitted afterwards that she wished she had set her target of finishing in the Top 8 with more ambition, having finished just 28 points away from bronze medallist Dafne Schippers. Francis Morgan Ayodélé "Daley" Thompson, född 30 juli 1958 i London, Storbritannien är en brittisk före detta friidrottare. “Nadine Broersen, from the Netherlands, is the world indoor champion in the pentathlon and she’ll be there but I’m in good form.”. Decathlete. Daley Thompson, Self: Stopwatch. In May 2019, at the 45th Hypomeeting in Götzis, Johnson-Thompson recorded a new personal best of 6,813 in the Heptathlon, taking her up to 18th on the world all-time list. 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