Kristiina Mäkelä

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Kristiina Mäkelä
Kalevan Kisat 2018 - Women's Triple Jump - Kristiina Mäkelä 01.jpg
Kristiina Mäkelä in 2018
Personal information
Born (1992-11-20) 20 November 1992 (age 26)
Orimattila, Finland
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Triple jump
ClubOrimattilan Jymy
Coached byMarkku Mäkinen
Jarkko Kumpulainen

Meri Kristiina Mäkelä (born 20 November 1992) is a Finnish athlete whose specialty is the triple jump.[1] She competed at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing narrowly missing the final.

Her personal bests in the event are 14.24 m. outdoors (-0.2 m/s, 2016 Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and 14.20 m. indoors (Botnia Games 2015 & 2016, Mustasaari, Finland). The latter is the current national record.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Finland
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 6th Triple jump 13.03 m
European Youth Olympic Festival Tampere, Finland 2nd Triple jump 13.14 m
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 7th Triple jump 13.26 m
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 2nd Triple jump 13.67 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland Triple jump NM
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 8th Triple jump 13.66 m
World Championships Beijing, China 13th (q) Triple jump 13.83 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 6th Triple jump 14.07 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 9th Triple jump 13.95 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12th Triple jump 13.95 m
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 8th Triple jump 13.73 m
World Championships London, United Kingdom 16th (q) Triple jump 13.92 m
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 16th Triple jump 13.73 m
European Championships Berlin, Germany 9th Triple jump 14.01 m
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 6th Triple jump 14.29 m
World Championships Doha, Qatar 12th Triple jump 13.99 m