Khaddi Sagnia is a Swedish track and field athlete who specializes in Long Jump. She has represented Sweden at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil, and the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
At the moment, she has a Youth Olympic gold in Triple jump, at least nine Swedish Championship gold medals, and a European Championship bronze.
Khaddi is a successful athlete who isn’t only talented but also blessed with beauty and great athletism.
Today, we cover Khaddi Sagnia’s bio, athletic career, records, and personal life.
|Full Name||Khadijatou ‘Khaddi’ Victoria Sagnia|
|Date of Birth||April 20, 1994|
|Place of Birth||Helsingborg, Sweden|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Specialties||Long jump, Triple jump|
|Athletic Club||Ullevi FK|
Khaddi Sagnia Bio
Khadijatou Victoria Sagnia was born on born 20 April 1994 in Helsingborg, Sweden.
Her mother Sutay is originally from Gambia, Africa, and moved to Sweden when she was young. Sutay gave birth to eight children, Khaddi being one of them.
Growing up in Angered, Gothenburg in Sweden, Khaddi was very much into sports. Before she started athletics, she played football, basketball, and handball. She boxed and even practiced taekwondo.
Her background in all these different sports disciplines made it easy for her when she turned her focus to long jump and triple jump.
Then in 2010, at age 16, she took part in her first youth athletic competitions at the European Youth Olympic Trials where she won a gold medal in triple jump. This win set the stage for Sagnia who became eligible to represent Sweden at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
At the Singapore Youth Olympic Games, Khaddi set a Swedish U20 record of 13.56m to win gold. This made her proud and gave her the boost to do even more.
Sagnia followed up her victory in Singapore the following year by winning another gold medal at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France.
However, in 2012, during training, Sagnia tore her ACL in her knee and couldn’t take part in any major competitions for two years.
Khaddi Sagnia Pro Career
After being sidelined for two years, Khaddi Sagnia returned to form in 2015 and took part at the European U23 Championships in Tallinn, Estonia where she won a gold medal in Long Jump.
That same year she took part in the Beijing IAAF World Championships where she came in 5th place.
The following, 2016 was the nig stage for Khaddi Sagnia as she represented Sweden at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Olympics were a tough one for her as she only finished 16th place in the women’s Long Jump.
In 2017, Sagnia improved when she took 7th place at the IAAF World Championships in London.
2018 proved to be a better year for Sagnia as she won two medals from two regional championships; Gävle Swedish Indoor Championships and the Glasgow Müller Indoor Grand Prix.
Khaddi Sagnia followed up her success in 2018 by winning 4 Gold medals at regional competitions as well as one Silver and three Bronze medals.
In 2021, she represented Sweden again at The XXXII Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. This time, she improved as she took 7th place in the Women’s Long Jump.
2022 has been her best year so far, as she has already won three Gold medals at regional competitions such as the Müller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham, Britain, and the Copernicus Cup in Poland.
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Khaddi Sagnia has achieved so much in her career. Below are some of her accomplishments as an athlete.
|Singapore Youth Olympic Games||1||2010|
|IAAF World Youth Championships||1||2011|
|World Youth Championships||9||2011|
|Oslo ExxonMobil Bislett Games||8||2011|
|European U-23 Championships||4||2015|
|IAAF World Championships||7||2015|
|Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games||13||2016|
|European Team Championships League 1||1||2017|
|Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix – Women’s Long jump||1||2018|
|World Indoor Championships||6||2018|
|London Müller Anniversary Games||7||2018|
|Zagreb Meeting IAAF World Challenge||1||2020|
|Athletics – Karlstad GP||1||2020|
|Athletics – Sollentuna GP||1||2020|
|Athletics – Friidrott GP||1||2020|
|Athletics – Memorial Borisa Hanzekovica||1||2020|
|Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix||2||2020|
|International Hallen Meeting Karlsruhe||3||2020|
|Stockholm DN Galan||3||2020|
|Doha Qatar Athletics Super Grand Prix||3||2020|
|European Indoor Championships||1||2021|
|PSD Bank Indoor Meeting||1||2021|
|World Athletics Indoor Championships||12||2022|
|Müller Indoor Grand Prix||1||2022|
|ISTAF Indoor Berlin||1||2022|
Khaddi Sagnia Net worth
Khaddi Sagnia has had a bright career in athletics. So far she earns income from participating in both regional and world athletic competitions.
She also earns a living from endorsing many brands and products. She is a Nike athlete as well as an ambassador for Atea and Gainomax health and lifestyle products.
On Instagram, she promotes products such as Barebells Milkshake, Nocco Beverage, and Clarins.
At the moment, Khaddi Sagnia has a net worth of about $1 million.
Who is Khaddi Sagnia’s boyfriend?
Khaddi Sagnia is no doubt a very pretty lady. Concerning her personal life, Khaddi Sagnia has not revealed who she is dating.
She definitely loves to keep her personal life as private as possible, sharing only photos of herself on Instagram.
Social Media Profiles
Khaddi Sagnia is active on social media where she posts photos of her training and daily life. Below are her social media accounts.
References: Worldathletics.org | the-sports.org | Olympics.com