Joanna Ankier (born August 5, 1982) is a British athlete, whose main event is the 3000 Metres Steeplechase. She runs for the Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers club and starred in the video for the successful London Olympic Bid, running through the sights of London.
Joanna (Jo) is a former British Record holder in the 1500m and 3000m Steeplechase. She finished 7th in the Commonwealth Games (Melbourne, 2006).
Ankier's parents are Stephen and Loretta Ankier. She has one sister, Esther, and attended the Henrietta Barnett School, Nottingham University (where she studied physics and philosophy), and King’s College London, where she received a postgraduate sports law diploma. Ankier is Jewish.