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Estonia at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics

Estonia at the
World Championships in Athletics

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National federation Eesti Kergejõustikuliit
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At the 2009 World Championships in Athletics
in Berlin
Competitors 19
Rank: 32

Estonia competed at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics from 15–23 August. A team of 19 athletes was announced in preparation for the competition. Selected athletes have achieved one of the competition's qualifying standards. The team includes reigning Olympic discus throw champion Gerd Kanter and European Indoor champions Mikk Pahapill and Ksenija Balta.[1]


  • Medalists 1
  • Team selection 2
  • Results 3
    • Men 3.1
    • Women 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5


Medal Name Event
 Bronze Kanter, GerdGerd Kanter Men's discus throw

Team selection



Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
200 m Marek Niit 21.21 39 Q DNS Did not advance
1500 m Tiidrek Nurme 3:43.73 SB 28 Did not advance
Field events
Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Triple jump Lauri Leis 15.98 38 Did not advance
Shot put Taavi Peetre 19.91 15 Did not advance
Discus throw Gerd Kanter 66.73 2 Q 66.88
Aleksander Tammert 62.24 13 Did not advance
Märt Israel 59.58 22 Did not advance
Javelin throw Andrus Värnik DNS
Mihkel Kukk 78.18 16 Did not advance
Tanel Laanmäe NM Did not advance
Decathlon Mikk Pahapill DNF
Andres Raja 8119 15
Mikk-Mihkel Arro 7528 33


Field and combined events
Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Long jump Ksenija Balta 6.59 8 Q 6.62 8
Sirkka-Liisa Kivine 6.10 33 Did not advance
Triple jump Kaire Leibak DNS
High jump Anna Iljuštšenko 1.89 17 Did not advance
Javelin throw Moonika Aava 53.86 26 Did not advance
Heptathlon Kaie Kand 5,760 18


  1. ^ Kanter leads Estonian squad of 19 to Berlin. IAAF (2009-08-03). Retrieved on 2009-08-03.

External links

  • Official competition website
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