Linda Sandblom

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Linda Sandblom
Personal information
Born (1989-10-18) October 18, 1989 (age 30)
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Country Finland
SportAthletics
Event(s)High jump

Linda Maria Sandblom (born 18 October 1989, Hanko) is a Finnish high jumper, who represents HIK Friidrott Hanko. Until 2013 she represented Hangö IK. She is coached by Matti Nieminen and Leif Sandblom.[1]

At the Finnish Indoor Championships Sandblom has won gold in 2016, silver in 2009 and 2014 and bronze in 2013.

Sandblom set a new Finnish record, 193 cm, on 25 June 2016 in Kuortane at the Elite Games.[2] Her indoor record is 185 cm which she jumped in Jyväskylä on 17 February 2013.[1] She competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3] This record was broken by Ella Junnila, on 11 June 2019 in Paavo Nurmi Games when Junnila jumped 194 cm.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Linda Sandblom at Tilastopaja (registration required)
  2. ^ "Linda Sandblom hyppäsi korkeuden uuden SE-tuloksen – rikkoi samalla Rion olympiarajan". 2016-06-25. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  3. ^ "SANDBLOM Linda". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  4. ^ "Paavo Nurmi Games 11.6.2019 Turku, Finland - LIVE-results - W High jump National". time4results.com. 11 June 2019. Retrieved 11 June 2019.