Mika Polku

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Mika Petteri Polku (born 19 July 1975 in Virrat) is a retired Finnish high jumper.

He was born in Virrat and represented the club Virtain Urheilijat.[1] He won the bronze medal at the 1994 World Junior Championships[2] and finished eighth at the 1996 European Indoor Championships.[3] He competed at the 2000 Olympic Games and the 2001 World Championships without reaching the final.[2] He became Finnish champion in 1998, 2000, 2001 and 2003,[4] and Finnish indoor champion in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2002.[5]

His personal best jump is 2.31 metres, achieved in July 2000 in Vitasaari.[2] This is a tied Finnish record.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mika Polku". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Mika Polku profile at IAAF
  3. ^ "1996 European Indoor Championships, men's high jump final". Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Finnish Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Finnish Indoor Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 5 February 2011.