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Clova Court

Clova E. Court (née Cameron; born 10 February 1960 in Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica) is a retired English heptathlete.

She finished sixteenth at the 1991 World Championships with a personal best score[1] of 6022 points, ninth at the 1992 European Indoor Championships,[2] nineteenth at the 1992 Summer Olympics and eighth at the 1998 Commonwealth Games.[3]

She also competed in hurdling, and reached the semifinals at the 1993 World Indoor Championships and the 1993 World Championships. Her personal best time was 13.04 seconds, achieved at the 1994 European Championships in Helsinki.[4] She made the final at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, but did not finish the race.[5]

In all Court competed in 12 Major Games,on two occasions doubling up in both the Heptathlon and 100m hurdles,and Five European cups - winning one in 1993

Amazingly her first international vest as an individual was at the age of 30,she went on to make 57 appearances for her country[GB/England]including making the British team over 100m hurdles at the age of 41

Court's sister is TV chef and all-round superstar, Rustie Lee.

Court is a member of a very select group of former Olympians who Has captained a British Team, and then gone on to also Manage and Coach a British Team

Court has represented Great Britain at international level in a number of different disciplines:

  • Heptathlon
  • 100 m hurdles
  • 200 metres
  • Javelin throw
  • Long jump
  • sprint relay team
  • Plus indoor 60 m hurdles, pentathlon & 4×200 m relay team

Clova has won a record five heptathlon titles at the AAA Championships, three sprint hurdles titles and a further six British Athletics and Inter Counties Championships

References

  • gbrathletics
  • Clova Court profile at IAAF
  1. ^ UK All-Time Lists: Women - Heptathlon and Relays - GBR Athletics
  2. ^ 1992 European Indoor Championships - women's heptathlon - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  3. ^ 1998 Commonwealth Games results, women - Sporting Heroes
  4. ^ UK All-Time Lists: Women - Steeplechase and Hurdles - GBR Athletics
  5. ^ 1994 Commonwealth Games results, women - Sporting Heroes
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