Jenny Kallur

Jenny Kallur

Jenny Margareta Kallur (pronounced|ˈʝɛnːʏ ˈkalːɵr in Swedish), born February 16, 1981, Long Island, New York, U.S., and a resident in Falun, County of Dalarna, is a Swedish 100m (60m for indoor) hurdler runner (her main event) and 60 (indoor), 100 and 200 metre sprinter. Her twin sister Susanna Kallur, whom she is four minutes older than, is also a 100m hurdler. They are daughters of former ice hockey player Anders Kallur who won 4 Stanley Cup championships with the New York Islanders.

Since she is born in U.S. she has dual citizenships.

She studied at and competed for University of Illinois.

She came 5th in the heats of the 2004 Summer Olympic Games.

She is coached by Agne Bergvall and Karin Torneklint.

Jenny is normally the dark haired of the two.

In 2005, she and Swedish tennis professional Joachim Johansson anounced they were a couple but in August 2008 they separated [ article in swedish] .

Best performances


* 2006 European Championships (Göteborg)::(100m Hurdles) Final, 7th Place


* 28th European Indoor Athletics Championships (Madrid)::(60m Hurdles) Silver Medal (7.99), making it a double win for the twins.
* European Cup First League Group A (Gävle)::(200 m) Gold Medal (23.47)
* 10th IAAF World Championships in Athletics (Helsinki)::(100m Hurdles) Final, 6th Place, (12.95)


* IAAF/Coca Cola World Junior Championships (Santiago de Chile)::(100 metres Hurdles) Final, 6th Place, (13.30)::(Relay) Bronze Medal

Personal bests

* 60 metres hurdles: 7.92 secs
* 100 metres: 11.43 secs
* 200 metres: 23.26 secs
* 100 metres hurdles: 12.85 secs

Notes and references


External links

* [ Official site]
* [ Jenny Kallur's profile at]

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