Heli Koivula Kruger

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Heli Koivula Kruger
Medal record
European Championships
Women's Athletics
Silver medal – second place 2002 Munich Triple jump

Heli Koivula Kruger (née Heli Maarit Koivula; born 27 June 1975) is a Finnish former track and field athlete. She was born in Kauhajoki and represented Kauhajoen Karhu throughout her career. She currently lives in Vaasa. Her main athletic events were the triple jump and the long jump. She won the silver medal at the 2002 European Championships in Athletics in triple jump, with a wind assisted result of 14.83 metres. She holds the current Finnish record in triple jump, clearing 14.39 metres (2003). She is married to discus thrower Frantz Kruger.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Finland
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 4th Long jump 6.14 m (wind: -0.5 m/s)
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 2nd Long jump 6.64 m w (wind: +3.2 m/s)
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 4th Long jump 6.33 m (wind: -0.5m/s)
3rd Triple jump 13.88 m (wind: +0.6m/s)
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 2nd Triple jump 14.83 w