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Finland at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics

Finland at the
World Championships in Athletics


Flag of Finland
IAAF code FIN
National federation Suomen Urheiluliitto RY
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At the 2009 World Championships in Athletics
in Berlin
Competitors 20
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
2007
2011

Finland competed at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics, 15–23 August 2009. A team of 20 athletes was announced in preparation for the competition. The selected athletes had achieved at least one of the competition's qualifying standards. The team failed to win any medals; defending world champion javelin thrower Tero Pitkämäki managed only a fifth place finish.[1]

Contents

  • Team selection 1
  • Results 2
    • Men 2.1
    • Women 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Team selection

Results

Men

Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat round 1 Heat round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
400 m hurdles Jussi Heikkilä 51.42 25 Did not advance
3000 m steeplechase Jukka Keskisalo 8:22.00 13 8:14.47 8
50 km walk Jarkko Kinnunen 3:47:36 PB 9
Field events
Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Long jump Tommi Evilä 801 14 Did not advance
High jump Oskari Frösén 224 20 Did not advance
Pole vault Eemeli Salomäki 540 22 Did not advance
Discus throw Frantz Kruger 62.29 12 59.77 12
Javelin throw Tero Järvenpää 79.48 10 75.57 11
Tero Pitkämäki 81.65 4 81.90 5
Antti Ruuskanen 78.69 12 81.87 6
Teemu Wirkkala 79.84 7 79.82 9
Hammer throw Olli-Pekka Karjalainen 74.09 16 Did not advance
David Söderberg 73.69 18 Did not advance

Women

Track and road events
Event Athletes Heat round 1 Heat round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
3000 m steeplechase Sandra Eriksson 9:46.62 PB 31 Did not advance
Field and combined events
Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
High jump Hanna Grobler 189 21 Did not advance
Pole vault Minna Nikkanen 4.40 20 Did not advance
Javelin throw Mikaela Ingberg 57.88 14 Did not advance
Hammer throw Merja Korpela 68.34 20 Did not advance

See also

References

  1. ^ Pitkämäki leads Finland team at the Berlin World Championships. European Athletic Association (2009-08-03). Retrieved on 2009-08-04.
  2. ^ http://www.yle.fi/urheilu/tapahtumat/yleisurheilun_mm_2009/polvivamma_estaa_vanessa_vandyn_mm-matkan_156076.html (Finnish)

External links

  • Official competition website
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