John Ertzgaard

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John Ertzgaard (born June 18, 1977 in Nairobi, Kenya) is former Norwegian athlete who specialized in the sprinting events.

His only major medal was the gold in 200 meters at the 1999 European U23 Championships. He competed at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney without advancing to the second round. The biggest success of his career was reaching the semifinals of the 1999 World Championships in Seville.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Norway
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 29th (h) 60 m 6.80
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 18th (h) 100 m 10.48
9th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.77
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 100 m 10.29
1st 200 m 20.47
World Championships Seville, Spain 13th (sf) 200 m 20.72
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 12th (h) 200 m 21.19
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 39th (h) 200 m 21.00
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 19th (qf) 100 m 10.25
28th (qf) 200 m 20.88
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 7th 60 m 6.74
European Championships Munich, Germany 14th (sf) 100 m 10.45
18th (qf) 200 m 21.14
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 34th (h) 100 m 10.62
13th (h) 4x100 m relay 40.36

Personal Best[edit]

Outdoor

  • 100 m – 10.25 (Edmonton 2001)
  • 200 m – 20.47 (Gothenburg 1999)
  • 400 m – 46.80 (2001)

Indoor

  • 60 m – 6.70 (Vienna 2002)
  • 100 m – 10.47 (Tampere 2000)
  • 200 m – 21.08 (Gothenburg 2000)

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