Coleen Sommer

Coleen Sommer
Personal information
Birth nameColeen Rienstra
BornJune 6, 1960 (1960-06-06) (age 62)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Coleen Sommer (born June 6, 1960, in Los Angeles) is a retired high jumper from the United States, who was born as Coleen Rienstra. She represented her native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.[1] She set her personal best at 2.00 metres indoors on 1982-02-14 in Ottawa.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1983 Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela 1st 1.91 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 1.95 m
1985 World Cup Canberra, Australia 7th 1.80 m
1987 Pan American Games Indianapolis, United States 1st 1.96 m
World Championships Rome, Italy 11th 1.93 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 18th (q) 1.87 m


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Coleen Sommer". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  2. ^ "Women's high jump".

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Sporting positions
Preceded by USA National High Jump Champion
Succeeded by
Preceded by USA National High Jump Champion
Succeeded by