Erica Hooker
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Erica Hooker

Erica Hooker
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  Australia
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal - second place Long Jump

Erica Hooker (née Nixon) (born 15 December 1953) is a retired Australian athlete who was best known as a long jumper and pentathlete.

She competed for Australia at one Olympic Games[1] and two Commonwealth Games, winning a silver medal at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton.

Nixon married Australian 800 metres runner Bill Hooker in the mid 1970s. Their son Steven Hooker is one of the best pole vaulters in the world.

See also


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Erica Nixon Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 2017.

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