Susanna Kallur

Susanna Elisabeth Kallur ( born February 16, 1981 in Huntington ) is a Swedish athlete. Her biggest success was the victory at the European Championships in 2006 in the 100 - meter hurdles. It also holds the world record in the 60 - meter hurdles.

Life and career

The hurdler is the daughter of hockey player Anders Kallur and the twin sister of Jenny Kallur.

2005 Kallur won at the European Indoor Championships in Madrid gold over 60 meters hurdles. This title she successfully defended in Birmingham two years later. At the World Indoor Championships in Moscow in 2006, she won bronze over 60 meters hurdles. When playing at home, she won the 100 meters hurdles at the 2006 European Championships in Gothenburg in 12.59 seconds. Of the listeners and viewers of the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation, she was honored with the Radiosportens Jerringpris.

At the 2007 World Championships in Osaka Kallur finished in 12.51 seconds in fourth place, just 0.05 seconds behind the winner, Michelle Perry.


Kallur lives and trains in Falun at their club Falu IK. At a height of 1.70 m her competition weight is 61 kg.

Personal Best

  • Outdoor 100 meters - 11.30 seconds
  • 200 meters - 23.32 seconds
  • 800 m - 2:27,87 minutes
  • 100m hurdles - 12.49 seconds
  • 60m hurdles - 7.68 seconds ( world record)