Published Sunday 05 August 2012

Sarah Cowley finished 25th in the heptathlon at the Olympic Stadium today.
The 28-year-old from Rotorua began the second day of the seven-event competition in 30th place from 39 starters.
She picked up three places in her first event today, the long jump. Cowley reached 6.00m on her final jump.
In the javelin, Cowley had a first throw of 41.90m, a personal best which she was unable to match in her next two efforts.
Going into the final event, the 800m, Cowley was in 29th position. She turned in a competitive time of 2min 19.01s, which lifted her to 5873 points and into 25th.
The event was won comfortably by Great Britain’s Jessica Ennis, who scored 6955 points.