Moa Hjelmer

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Moa Hjelmer
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Moa Hjelmer in 2007.
Personal information
Full name Moa Elin Marianne Hjelmer
Nationality Swedish
Born (1990-06-19) 19 June 1990 (age 24)
Stockholm
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
Country  Sweden
Sport Athletics
Club Spårvägens FK
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 51.13 (400 metres)

Moa Elin Marianne Hjelmer (born 19 June 1990 in Stockholm) is a Swedish athlete on 200 metres and 400 metres. Hjelmer won a silver medal in the Junior European Championships in 2011 in Ostrava. She beat the Swedish record time on 400 metres on 14 August 2011, then beat it twice during the European Championship in Helsinki in 2012.[1] On 29 June 2012 she won a gold medal at the 2012 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki when she won the 400 metres final on a new Swedish record time of 51.13 seconds. She had set the previous record time at the previous day's semi final race.[2]

On 13 December 2013 Hjelmer revealed that she was pregnant and would not compete during 2014.[3]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Sweden
2009 European Junior Championships Novi Sad, Serbia 3rd 400 m 54.01
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 7th 4 x 100 m relay 43.75
2011 European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 2nd 200 m 23.24
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 24th (h) 200 m 23.31
18th (sf) 400 m 52.35
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 6th (sf) 400 m 52.29
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st 400 m 51.13 (NR)
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 31st (h) 200 m 23.33
24th (h) 400 m 52.39

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Startsida". friidrott.se. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  2. ^ Bonnamy-Dalchow, Jens (29 June 2012). "European Athletics Championships". p. 1. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.aftonbladet.se/sportbladet/friidrott/article18014128.ab