Jane Frederick
Personal information
Full nameJane Wardell Frederick
BornApril 7, 1952 (1952-04-07) (age 70)
Oakland, California, U.S.
Medal record

Jane Wardell Frederick (born April 7, 1952) is a former heptathlete from the United States. She set the first official world record in the women's heptathlon, gaining a total number of 6104 points on April 24, 1981, at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, California. Frederick captured the bronze medal at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics, finishing behind teammate Jackie Joyner-Kersee



Records Preceded byNone Women's Heptathlon World Record Holder April 24, 1981 — May 5, 1981 Succeeded byNadezhda Vinogradova