2008 Finnish Athletics Championships

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The 2008 Finnish Athletics Championships were held in the Ratina Stadion in Tampere from July 24 to July 27, 2008. The event served as a qualification tournament for the 2008 Summer Olympics staged from August 15 to August 24, 2008 in Beijing, PR China.

Results[edit]

Finland 2008 FINNISH ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Track Events Men’s Winners Women’s Winners
Name Mark Name Mark
100 metres
Joni Rautanen 10,52 Sari Keskitalo 11,49
200 metres Visa Hongisto 20,88 Sari Keskitalo 23,59
400 metres Matti Välimäki 47,17 Karin Storbacka 54,55
800 metres Mikko Lahtio 1.48,77 Mari Järvenpää 2.07,82
1,500 metres Robert Rotkirch 3.53,95 Mari Järvenpää 4.26,68
5,000 metres Jussi Utriainen 14.10,35 Annemari Sandell-Hyvärinen 16.15,47
10,000 metres Jussi Utriainen 29.46,55 Annemari Sandell-Hyvärinen 34.53,18
110 m/100 m Hurdles Markus Vilen 14,12 Johanna Halkoaho 13,46
400 m Hurdles Janne Mäkelä 50,47 Ilona Ranta 58,06
3,000 m Steeplechase Jukka Keskisalo 8.33,21 Sandra Eriksson 10.15,25
20 km/10 km Race Walk Jarkko Kinnunen 1:25.56 Marja Penttinen 47.37
Field Event Men’s Winners Women’s Winners
Name Mark Name Mark
High Jump Oskari Frösén 2.27 m Hanna Grobler 1.81 m
Pole Vault Eemeli Salomäki 5.35 m Vanessa Vandy 4.30 m
Long Jump Petteri Lax 8.11 m Noora Pesola 6.46 m
Triple Jump Aleksi Tammentie 15.93 m Elina Sorsa 13.40 m
Shot Put Robert Häggblom 18.88 m Suvi Helin 15.36 m
Discus Throw Frantz Kruger 61.59 m Anita Hietalahti 54.23 m
Hammer Throw Olli-Pekka Karjalainen 77.93 m Merja Korpela 67.43 m
Javelin Throw Tero Järvenpää 86.68 m Kirsi Ahonen 58.86 m
Decathlon Jaakko Ojaniemi 7517
Heptathlon Niina Kelo 5757

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Media related to 2008 Finnish Championships in Athletics at Wikimedia Commons