Sandra Eriksson

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Sandra Eriksson
Sandra Eriksson 2009 SM22.jpg
Sandra Eriksson 2009
Personal information
Born (1989-06-04) June 4, 1989 (age 27)
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 47 kg (104 lb)
Sport
Country  Finland
Sport Track and field
Event(s) 3000m steeplechase

Sandra Elisabet Eriksson (born 4 June 1989 in Nykarleby) is a Finnish middle distance runner, who specializes mainly in the 3000 metres steeplechase. Her personal best is 9:24.70, achieved in July 2014 in Glasgow.[1] This is the current national record.

She competed in 2007 European Junior Championships (10th) and in 2008 World Junior Championships (5th). She competed at the World Championships in 2009 and 2011 without reaching the final.

She competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Finland
2008 Finnish Championships Tampere, Finland 1st 3000m steeplechase 10:15.25
World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 5th 3000m steeplechase 10:00.87
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 4th 3000m steeplechase 10:11.25
Finnish Championships Espoo, Finland 1st 3000m steeplechase 10:06.83
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 5th 3000 m 8:54.06 NR
World Championships Beijing, China 23rd (h) 3000 m s'chase 9:39.64
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 10th 3000 m s'chase 9:45.71
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 47th (h) 3000 m s'chase 9:56.77

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IAAF: 3000 Metres Steeplechase Result : Sainsbury's Glasgow Grand Prix". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2016-08-16. 
  2. ^ "ERIKSSON Sandra". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-16. 

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