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Antti Ruuskanen

Antti Ruuskanen
Antti Ruuskanen at Savo Games in Lapinlahti (20 July 2014)
Personal information
Born (1984-02-21) February 21, 1984
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Country  Finland
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin

Antti Hermanni Ruuskanen (born 21 February 1984) is a Finnish javelin thrower. He is the 2014 European Champion with his personal best 88.01 m. His coach is Aki Parviainen.

He won bronze medal at the 2003 European Junior Championships and silver medal at the 2005 European U23 Championships. He was sixth at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin. He recently won bronze medal in London Olympics 2012.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 3rd 72.87 m
2005 European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 2nd 76.82 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 6th 81.87 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 9th 79.46 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 3rd 84.12 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 5th 81.44 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 1st 88.01 m

Seasonal bests by year

  • 2002 - 66.08
  • 2003 - 72.87
  • 2004 - 75.84
  • 2005 - 79.75
  • 2006 - 84.10
  • 2007 - 82.71
  • 2008 - 87.33
  • 2009 - 85.39
  • 2010 - 83.45
  • 2011 - 82.29
  • 2012 - 87.79
  • 2013 - 85.70
  • 2014 - 88.01 (EL)

External links

  • Antti Ruuskanen profile at IAAF
  • Antti Ruuskanen's profile in Tilastopaja
  • Antti Ruuskanen's official site
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