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Kelly fourth at Beijing Olympics, 15 & 16 August 2008
Kelly second again at World Indoor Championship, 8 March 2008
Kelly had a good start to the pentathlon event winning the 60m hurdles with 8.25. She jumped 1.81 high, with Tia Hellebaut marking 1.99 in her specialty event and moving to the lead. After scoring personal best 14.57 in shot put, Kelly beat Tia in the long jump by four centimeters with 6.45 and was 107 points behing with final 800m to go. 2:09.95 was a new personal best, but was just short as Tia managed a season's best 2:16.42 to win the competition for Belgium in the absence of reigning queen Carolina Klüft with 4867 points, 15 ahead of Kelly's 4852. Anna Bogdanova of Russia was third with 4753.
Kelly finished second in Birmingham Grand Prix, 16 Feb 2008
After a slightly disappointing long-jump start to a three-event indoor challenge, Kelly recovered with superb performances. 8.17 is her new personal best in 60m hurdles and put her to third place behind Carolina Klüft and Denisa čerbová of the Czech republic. Then, with this year's british fastest 400m (52.47) she moved up again and finish second to Carolina overall. Denisa kept the third spot.
Kelly took fantastic bronze medal at Osaka 2007 World Championships Heptathlon! Congratulations!