Charlotte Abrahamsen
Charlotte Abrahamsen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sande, Norway

High School:
Sande Videregiarde

Event:
Multis

Birthdate:
08/22/1987


Abrahamsen's Personal Bests
Outdoor
Javelin		41.61m (136-06)	2008
100m hurdles	14.56			2008
Shot put	14.93m (48-11.75)	2008
High jump	1.70m (5-07.00)		2008
Long jump	5.50m (18-00.50)	2008
Indoor
55m hurdles	8.55			2008
60m hurdles	9.08			2008
High jump	1.73m (5-08.00)		2008
Long jump	5.59m (18-04.25)	2008
Shot put	15.16 (49-09.00)	2008
Pentathlon
	55m hurdles	8.40			2008
	60m hurdles	8.91			2008
	High jump	1.75m (5-08.75)		2008
	Long jump	5.50m (18-00.50)	2008
	Shot put	15.09m (49-06.25)	2008
	800m run	2:29.15			2008
	Pentathlon	4103			2008

2008 Indoor:
Abrahamsen became the University of Memphis' third NCAA All-American track & field athlete in the pentathlon...Abrahamsen participated in all of the Tigers' nine meets and competed in each of the events of the pentathlon during the 2008 indoor track and field season...In the opening meet of the season at the Arkansas State Kickoff Meet, Abrahamsen set a personal best long jump mark of 5.59m (18-04.25) earning her a fourth place finish...She also finished in second place in the high jump with a height of 1.72m (5-08.00)...At the SIU SASF Invitational, she won the high jump with a 1.70m (5-07.00) mark...She took home the pentathlon crown from the Arkansas State Invitational with a score of 3858...She set a personal best 55m hurdle time of 8.40 during pentathlon competition...At the 2008 C-USA Indoor Championships, she set personal best records in the shot put with a toss of 15.16m (49-09.00) and while competing in the events of the pentathlon she set records in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.91 and the high jump with a height of 1.75m (5-08.75)...She was crowned the champion of the pentathlon at the C-USA Championships with a C-USA meet record score of 4004...She qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships and turned in an All-American school record performance in the pentathlon with a personal best final score of 4103...She also recorded pentathlon personal best records in the shot put with a 15.09m (49-06.25) mark, the long jump with a leap of 5.50m (18-00.50), and a personal best mark in the 800m run with a mark of 2:29.20...

2008 Outdoor: Abrahamsen competed in the javelin, 100m hurdles, shot put, high jump, and long jump during the 2008 outdoor track and field season...In the Rhodes Open Meet, Abrahamsen only threw the javelin for the first and last time in 2008, but placed second with a throw of 41.61m (136-06)...At the Ole Miss Invitational she set a personal record for the 110m hurdles running a time of 14.56 placing tenth...At the same meet, she participated in the long jump and high jump which would be the only times during the 2008 outdoor season...She set a personal best height of 1.70m (5-07.00) in the high jump placing third and a personal best distance in the long jump with a leap of 5.50m (18-00.50) placing sixth...The only event Abrahamsen would compete in for the remainder of the year would be the shot put...At the 2008 C-USA Outdoor Championships, she set a personal best mark in the outdoor shot with a mark of 14.93m (48-11.75) and placed fourth...She qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional and threw a 14.06m (46-01.50) shot put toss to place 26th.

ACADEMICS: She has been a member of the Tiger 3.0 Club for one semester...She has been on the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll for one year...She has also earned the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal.

PREP: Attended Sande Videregiarde, participating in track and field ... Placed 1st at the Norwegian Championships in the shot put ... 5th place at the European Cup 1st League in the shot put ... 11th place at the European Championships in the shot put ... 1st place at the Norwegian Jr. Championships in the shot put.

PERSONAL: Full name is Charlotte Lund Abrahamsen ... Born on August 22, 1987 in Tonsberg, Norway to Elisabeth and Knut Abrahamsen ... Has an older sister, Caroline.
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