Keely Hodgkinson

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Keely Hodgkinson
Hodgkinson in Birmingham in 2022
Personal information
Full nameKeely Nicole Hodgkinson
Nickname(s)The Hodge
Born (2002-03-03) 3 March 2002 (age 21)
Atherton, England[1]
CountryGreat Britain
Event(s)800 metres
ClubLeigh Harriers
Coached by
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals
Highest world ranking1st (800m, 2021), (800m(i) 2022)
Personal best(s)
Updated on 30 March 2022.

Keely Nicole Hodgkinson (born 3 March 2002) is an English athlete who mainly does the 800 metres race.[4][5] She won the gold medal at the 2021 European Indoor Championships in Toruń, Poland.[6]

She was the British champion after she won the 800 metres event at the 2020 British Athletics Championships with a time of 2 min 03.24 sec.[7]

International competitions[change | change source]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Time Notes
Representing  Great Britain /  England
2018 European U18 Championships Győr, Hungary 1st 800 m 2:04.84 CR
2019 European U20 Championships Borås, Sweden 3rd 800 m 2:03.40 PB
2021 European Indoor Championships Toruń, Poland 1st 800 m i 2:03.88i
Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 2nd 800 m 1:55.88 AU20R NR
2022 World Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 800 m i DNS [a]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Hodgkinson pulled out of the event as a precaution before the packed 2022 summer season due to injury to her right quadriceps[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. Maidment, Adam (2021-08-03). "Wigan's Keely Hodgkinson breaks Kelly Holmes' record at Tokyo Olympics". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 2021-08-03.
  2. Henderson, Jason (2020-10-09). "Multiple targets for Keely Hodgkinson in 2021". AW. Retrieved 2021-01-30.
  3. "Keely Hodgkinson – Profile". Power of 10 / Retrieved 2021-07-01.
  4. "Athlete profile". World Athletics.
  5. "Athletes". European Athletics.
  6. "GB's Hodgkinson wins gold in 800m final". BBC News. 7 March 2021. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
  7. "Results list". British Athletics.
  8. Hilsum, James (2022-03-19). "Keely Hodgkinson out of World Indoor Championships with quad injury in major blow to British medal hopes". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 2022-03-19.