Morten Jensen (track athlete)

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Morten Jensen at the 2010 Josef Odložil Memorial in Prague

Morten Jensen (born December 2, 1982 in Lynge) is a Danish athlete. He primarily participates in long jump, 100 metres and 200 metres.

He competed at the World Championships in 2005 and 2007, the 2006 World Indoor Championships, the 2006 European Championships, the 2007 World Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games without qualifying for the final round.

He was runner-up in the 2010 Finnish Elite Games rankings, just missing out to Levern Spencer for that year's jackpot.[1]

He holds the Danish record in both long jump and 100 metres. He also holds the Danish indoor record in the 200 metres.

He has been a part of the Sparta teamsine 2005, before then he was a part of FIF Hillerød. His coach was Leif Dahlberg after the 2010 European Championships he changed to Lars Nielsen and Anders Møller.

Achievements[edit]

  • All results regarding long jump, unless stated otherwise
Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Denmark
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 28th (qf) 100m 10.70 (wind: +0.7m/s)
17th (q) Long jump 7.25 m (wind: -0.2 m/s)
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 8th Long jump 7.81 m (wind: 2.0m/s)
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 23rd Long jump 7.42 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 29th Long jump 7.75 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd Long jump 8.00 m

Personal bests[edit]

  • 100 metres: 10.29 s (2004) - Danish record
  • 200 metres: 20.75 s (2004)
  • Long jump: 8.25 m (2005) - Danish record

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sonninen, A-P (2010-08-22). Spencer takes the Finnish Elite Games jackpot in Joensuu. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-08-24.