Nicole Forrester

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Nicole Forrester
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Personal information
Born (1976-11-17) 17 November 1976 (age 41)
Aurora, Ontario, Canada
Country Canada
Sport Athletics
Event(s) High jump

Nicole Forrester (born 17 November 1976) is a Canadian high jumper. She was discovered working at McDonald's by Dave Hunt, who suggested she learn how to high jump. She was born in Aurora, Ontario.[1] Her personal best jump is 1.97 metres, achieved in July 2007 in Thessaloniki. Nicole completed her PhD in Sports Psychology at Michigan State University with a dissertation titled "Good to great in elite athletes: towards an understanding of why some athletes make the leap and others do not." [2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Canada
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 6th 1.85 m
1999 Pan American Games Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 3rd 1.85 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 32nd (q) 1.80 m
2001 Jeux de la Francophonie Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 2nd 1.89 m
Universiade Beijing, China 2nd 1.94 m
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 3rd 1.87 m
2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 7th 1.80 m
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia NM
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2nd 1.95 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 15th (q) 1.86 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 19th (q) 1.89 m
2009 Jeux de la Francophonie Beirut, Lebanon 3rd 1.80 m
2010 Commonwealth Games Delhi, India 1st 1.91 m


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