Anu Nieminen

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Anu Nieminen (née Weckström, December 16, 1977 in Helsinki) is a female badminton player from Finland.

Weckström first represented Finland at Olympic level at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. She reached the second round before losing to Kanako Yonekura of Japan.[1]

Weckström played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics, losing to Kaori Mori of Japan in the round of 32.[1]

In 2006, she signed with the Finnish cosmetics company Lumene, along with her husband, tennis player Jarkko Nieminen.

At the 2008 Olympics, she again reached the second round, this time losing to Huaiwen Xu of Germany.[1]

She competed in badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics but did not advance beyond the group stages.[1][2]

Anu's husband is tennis professional Jarkko Nieminen.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Anu Nieminen (Weckstrom) at". Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "London 2012 - Badminton Women's Singles". IOC. Retrieved 8 October 2014.