Finland at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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Finland at the
World Championships in Athletics

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Flag of Finland
IAAF code FIN
National federation Suomen Urheiluliitto RY
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At the 2011 World Championships in Athletics
in Daegu
Competitors 13
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
2009
2013

Finland competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from August 27 to September 4 in Daegu, South Korea.

Team selection[edit]

A team of 17 athletes (including 4 reserves) was announced to represent the country in the event, the country's smallest ever squad in the Championship's history. The team was led by javelin thrower Tero Pitkämäki.[1][2] Pole vaulter Minna Nikkanen withdrew due to injury.[3]

The following athletes (reserves) appeared on the preliminary Entry List,[4] but not on the Official Start List of the specific event,[5] resulting in total number of 13 competitors:


KEY: Did not participate Competed in another event
Event Athlete
Men 3000 metres steeplechase Janne Ukonmaanaho
Pole vault Eemeli Salomäki
Hammer throw David Söderberg
Javelin throw Sampo Lehtola


Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Jonathan Åstrand 200 metres 20.87 26 21.03 17 Did not advance
Jukka Keskisalo 3000 metres steeplechase 8:31.52 21 Did not advance
Jarkko Kinnunen 50 kilometres walk 3:52:32 SB 15
Antti Kempas 50 kilometres walk DSQ
Osku Torro High jump 2.16 31 Did not advance
Jere Bergius Pole vault 5.35 24 Did not advance
Olli-Pekka Karjalainen Hammer throw 76.60 SB 9 76.60 SB 9
Antti Ruuskanen Javelin throw 81.03 12 79.46 9
Ari Mannio Javelin throw 80.27 14 Did not advance
Tero Pitkämäki Javelin throw 79.46 17 Did not advance

Women[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Sandra Eriksson 3000 metres steeplechase 10:03.20 24 Did not advance
Minna Nikkanen Pole vault DNS Did not advance
Merja Korpela Hammer throw 65.64 24 Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Noronen, Mika (August 14, 2011), Lehtola surprises with 83.77m in Lappeenranta and gains selection for Daegu in Finnish squad of 13, IAAF, retrieved August 15, 2011 
  2. ^ Suomen Urheiluliito (August 13, 2011), 13 urheilijaa valittiin Daegun MM-joukkueeseen (in Finnish), retrieved August 15, 2011 
  3. ^ Nikkanen loukkaantui - kausi ohi (in Finnish), YLE, August 20, 2011, retrieved August 23, 2011 
  4. ^ IAAF (August 21, 2011), Entry Lists by Country, retrieved August 21, 2011 
  5. ^ IAAF, Athletes participating per day, retrieved September 7, 2011 

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