Moonika Aava

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Moonika Aava (born 19 June 1979 in Rakvere) is a female javelin thrower from Estonia. Her personal best was 61.42 metres achieved on 2 August 2004, in her home country's capital Tallinn. This is the former Estonian record.

She practices athletics with the Pärnu SK Altius club under the supervision of Toomas Merila, her trainer. She won the national championships in 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001 and 2002.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Estonia
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 3rd 56.12 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 33rd 54.96 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 26th 54.24 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 26th 56.94 m