Taina Kolkkala

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Taina Kolkkala in Kalevan kisat 2008

Taina Maria Kolkkala, née Uppa (born 24 October 1976 in Pori) is a retired female javelin thrower from Finland. Her personal best is 64.06 metres, achieved in July 2000 in Pihtipudas. She is nicknamed "Taikku".

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Finland
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st 59.02 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th 57.20 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 19th 57.74 m
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 1st 56.48 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 14th 58.01 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 10th 59.83 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 20th 57.39 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 12th 57.21 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 7th 59.81 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 10th 57.50 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 10th 60.72 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 4th
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 13th 59.52 m

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