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Keely Hodgkinson

English middle-distance runner

Keely Hodgkinson
Keely Hodgkinson

Keely Nicole Hodgkinson is an English athlete specialising in the 800 metres. At the age of 19, she won the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, breaking the British record set by Kelly Holmes in 1995. Both Hodgkinson's Tokyo result and her junior indoor mark are European U20 records, making her at 800m the fourth-fastest and the second-fastest under-20 woman of all time respectively. That same year, she became the Diamond League champion, and the youngest ever women's 800m European indoor champion. In February 2022, she set the British 800m indoor record, placing her sixth on the respective world all-time list. Hodgkinson earned a silver at the 2022 World Championships.

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