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Chelsea Johnson

Chelsea Johnson

Event: Pole Vault
Height: 5-9
Weight: 137
PR: 4.73m/15-6.25 (2008)
Born: 12/20/1983
Current Residence: Austin, Texas
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High School: Atascadero HS (Atascadero, Calif.) '02
College: UCLA '06
Coach: Jan Johnson
Agent: Karen Locke
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Johnson came up with the clutch performance of her life in winning the silver medal in the women's pole vault at the 2009 IAAF World Outdoor Championships with her season's best clearance of 4.65 meters/15 feet 3 inches...Johnson qualified for her first World Outdoor Championship team with her runner-up performance at the 2009 USA Outdoor Championships…Johnson capped off an impressive Pac-10 career in record-breaking fashion in setting a new collegiate record in the women's pole vault (4.60 meters/15 feet, 1 inch) to win the 2006 Pac-10 Track & Field Championships…Johnson was named the 2006 Pac-10 Women's Field Athlete of the Year…became the first woman in collegiate history to vault 15-0 feet, in winning the 2004 Stanford Invitational…she continued a successful season outdoors after her fourth-place finish at the 2004 Olympic Trials, just missing a spot on the Olympic Games in Athens. She became the second UCLA vaulter since 2000 (the first was Tracy O’Hara in 2002 and 2000) to win NCAA pole vault crown. Her father Jan Johnson is the 1972 Olympic pole vault bronze medalist and 1971 U.S. outdoor champion…Johnson first competed in the pole vault during her senior year in high school... Johnson has a bachelor’s degree in sociology.
2010: USA Outdoor sixth-place finisher (4.40m/14-05.25)…USA Indoor runner-up (4.60m/15-1)…11th at World Indoors (4.35m/14-3.25)…1st at Flagstaff (4.62m/15-1.75i)…3rd at adidas Grand Prix (4.40m/14-5.25)…ranked #3 in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 4.62m/15-1.75i.
2009: World Outdoor silver medalist (4.65m/15-3)...USA Outdoor runner-up (4.60m/15-1)…3rd at Reebok Grand Prix (4.42m/14-6)…3rd at Athens (4.48m/14-8.25)...6th at Zurich (4.61m/15-1.5)...1st at DecaNation (4.55m/14-11)...ranked #9 in the world (#2 U.S.) by T&FN...best of 4.65m/15-3.
2008: 7th at Olympic Trials (4.40m/14-5.25)…3rd at USA Indoors (4.50m/14-9)…1st at Los Gatos (4.73m/15-6.25)…ranked #5 in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 4.73m/15-6.25
2007: 5th at USA Outdoors (4.35m/14-3.25)…6th at adidas Track Classic (4.29m/14-0.75)…3rd at Madrid (4.57m/15-0)…ranked #6 in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 4.57m/15-0.
2006: 5th at USA Outdoors (4.40m/14-5.25)…NCAA Outdoor runner-up (4.25m/13-11.25)…NCAA Indoor champion (4.50m/14-9)…NCAA West Regional champion (4.26m/13-11.75)…Pac-10 champion (4.60/15-1CR)…ranked #3 in the U.S. by T&FN…best of 4.60m/15-1. 
2005: NCAA Outdoor Champs (NH)…Pac-10 champion (4.25m/13-11.25)…1st in Los Angeles (4.30m/14-1.25)…best of 4.30m/14-1.25. 
2004: 4th at Olympic Trials (4.50m/14-9)…NCAA Outdoor champion (4.28m/14-1.25)…1st at Stanford Invitational (4.57m/15-0PR)…6th at Home Depot (4.00m/13-1.5)…NCAA Indoors runner-up (4.25m/13-11.5i)…ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FN…best of 4.57m/15-0. 
2003: 9th at USA Outdoors (4.25m/13-11.25)…6th at NCAA West Region (4.12m/13-6.25)…Pac-10 Championships runner-up (4.04m/13-3.25)…11th at NCAA Indoors (4.05m/13-3.50i)…best of 4.25m/13-11.25. 
2002: 1st at Mt. SAC Relays (4.07m/13-4)…1st at Arcadia Invite (3.81m/12-6)…1st at CIF Div. III title (4.12m/13-6)…1st at Golden West Invitational (4.12m/13-6)…5th at USA Juniors (3.70m/12-1.5)…California high school state champion (4.04m/13-3)…best of 4.12m/13-6
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