David Söderberg

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David Söderberg
Personal information
Born (1979-08-11) August 11, 1979 (age 35)
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Country  Finland
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Updated on 14 August 2012.

David Söderberg (born 11 August 1979 in Vörå) is a male hammer thrower from Finland. His personal best throw is 78.83 metres, achieved in July 2003 in Lahti.

He won the bronze medal at the 2003 Summer Universiade and finished fourth at the 2005 Summer Universiade. He also competed at the European Championships in 2002 and 2006 as well as the 2004 Olympic Games without reaching the final.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Finland
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 10th (q) 70.62 m[1]
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 23rd (q) 74.64 m
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 3rd 72.84 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 22nd (q) 74.14 m
2005 Universiade Izmir, Turkey 4th 73.55 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 18th (q) 72.49 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 20th (q) 72.45 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 18th (q) 73.69 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 13th (q) 73.87 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland - NM
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 26th (q) 71.76 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 8th 76.55 m


  1. ^ No mark in the final