Kirsten Bolm Athlete Profile

Kirsten Bolm

Kirsten Bolm
Position: Hurdles Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 1998-2000 Hometown: Scheessel

Personal

  • Born in 3/4/75 in Koln, Germany
  • Parents are Michael and Ilona Bolm
  • Majoring in psychology

Before BYU

  • Attended Eichenschule Scheessel High School in Schessel, Germany
  • Placed 5th in the 100 meter hurdles at the World Junior Championships in South Korea in 1992
  • Won a gold medal in the 100m hurdles at the 1994 World Junior Championships
  • Made it to the 2nd round in the 1999 World Championships in Spain
  • Won the bronze medal in the 100m hurdles at the 1999 World University Games in Spain
  • Ten-time German Champion in 100m hurdles and long jump between 1991-2000
  • Hampered by injuries in 1997
  • Transfer student from University of Hannover in Germany

1998 | Freshman Year

Set BYU bests in the 100m hurdles, long jump and distance medley relay.

1999 | Sophomore Year

WAC indoor champion in 60mH and in the long jump...took 6th in the 100mH (13.22) and 7th in the long jump (20'4.5'/ 6.21m) at the Texas Relays in April...finished 1st in the 100mH (13.39) and 1st in the long jump (19'11.25'/ 6.08m) at the BYU Cougar Invitational...placed 1st in the 100mH (13.30) and 1st in the long jump (21'0.75'/ 6.42m) at the BYU Robinson Invitational...took 3rd in the 100mH (13.17) at the Texas Relays in May...at the Utah Collegiate Invitational, she finished 1st in the 100mH (13.30)...placed 2nd in the 100mH (12.86) and 1st in the long jump with a jump of 20'8.5'/ 6.31m at the WAC Outdoor Championships...ran a 13.10 in the 100mH at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

2000 | Junior Year

Took 1st in the 60mH (8.28) and 12th in the long jump (16'1'/ 4.90m) at the Illinois Invitational...finished 1st in the 60mH (8.13) at the Husker Invitational...placed 1st in the 60mH (8.17) at the Air Force Open...at the MWC Indoor Championships, she took 4th in the 200m (24.12) and 1st in the 60mH (8.20)...finished 3rd in the long jump (21'4'/ 6.50m) and 7th in the 60mH (8.19) at the NCAA Indoor Championships to receive All-American honors in both events...took 1st in the long jump with a jump of 21'6'/ 6.55m and 4th in the 100mH at the Texas Relays in April...at the BYU Robinson Invitational, she placed 1st in the 100m (11.81), 1st in the 100mH (13.08) and 1st in the long jump (21'2')...finished 2nd in the long jump (20'6.5'/6.26) and 4th in the 100mH (13.05) at the Penn Relays...placed 1st in the 100mH (13.40) and 1st in the long jump (6.07m) at the BYU Tri-Meet...at the Modesto Relays, she finished 3rd in the 100mH with a time of 13.15 and 4th in the long jump with a jump of 6.26m...took 1st in the long jump (20'10.5'/ 6.36m), 1st in the 100mH (13.02) and 2nd in the 100m (12.02) at the MWC Outdoor Championships...at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, she placed 4th in the 100mH (12.93) and 11th in the long jump (20'3.5'/ 6.18m) on her way to receiving All-American honors in the 100mH.