Michelle Finn (athlete)

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Michelle Finn
Personal information
Born (1989-12-16) 16 December 1989 (age 29)
EducationWestern Kentucky University[1]
University of Limerick[2]
Country Ireland
Updated on 29 August 2015.

Michelle Finn (born 16 December 1989) is an Irish runner competing in the 3000 metres steeplechase. She represented Ireland in the 3,000 metres steeplechase at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio; she finished 11th in her heat.[3] Previously she had also represented Ireland at the 2015 World Championships.[4] She finished seventh in the 2013 Summer Universiade behind Olympic and World Champion Yuliya Zaripova who has since been disqualified for doping and Svitlana Shmidt who has also been disqualified for doping.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ireland
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 7th 3000 m s'chase 10:03.28
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 33rd (h) 3000 m s'chase 9:55.27
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 39th (h) 3000 m s'chase 9:49.45
2017 Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 14th 3000 m s'chase 10:40.06


  1. ^ 2013 Universiade bio
  2. ^ 2017 Universiade bio
  3. ^ "3000 METRES STEEPLECHASE WOMEN". Rio 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  4. ^ http://media.aws.iaaf.org/competitiondocuments/pdf/4875/AT-3KSC-W-h----.RS6.pdf

External links[edit]

Michelle Finn at IAAF