Jenni Kangas

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Jenni Kangas
Kalevan Kisat 2018 - Women's Javelin - Jenni Kangas - 2.jpg
Personal information
Full nameJenni Pirita Susanna Kangas
Born (1992-07-03) 3 July 1992 (age 27)
Seinäjoki, Finland
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Country Finland
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Javelin throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)60.98 m (2017)

Jenni Pirita Susanna Kangas (born 3 July 1992) is a Finnish track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw.[1] In 2016, she finished ninth at the European Championships. In 2017, she won bronze at the Summer Universiade, throwing a personal best 60.98 m. She is coached by her father, retired javelin thrower Hannu Kangas.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Finland
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 18th (q) Javelin throw 45.00 m
European Youth Olympic Festival Tampere, Finland 8th Javelin throw 44.95 m
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 9th Javelin throw 50.93 m
2013 European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 4th Javelin throw 54.11 m
2015 Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 8th Javelin throw 53.92 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 9th Javelin throw 59.41 m
2017 Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 3rd Javelin throw 60.98 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 12th Javelin throw 54.92 m

Personal bests[edit]

Event Record Venue Date
Javelin throw 60.98 m Taipei 25 August 2017


  1. ^ "Jenni Kangas". IAAF. Retrieved 9 July 2016.

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