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Finnish records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in Finland maintained by Finland's national athletics federation: Suomen Urheiluliitto (SUL).

Outdoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.21 (+0.5 m/s) Tommi Hartonen 26 June 2001 Finland Vaasa, Finland
150 m 15.62 (+0.9 m/s) Stefan Koivikko 27 August 2002 Finland Kotka, Finland
200 m 20.47 (-0.2 m/s) Tommi Hartonen 27 September 2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney, Australia
300 m 33.2 (ht) Markku Kukkoaho 27 May 1976 Finland Kuopio, Finland
33.86 Jussi Heikkilä 11 January 2008 United States Lake Buena Vista, United States
400 m 45.49 Markku Kukkoaho 7 September 1972 Olympic Games Germany Munich, West Germany
500 m 1:02.52 Olli Turunen 30 May 1989 Finland Helsinki, Finland
600 m 1:16.93 Mikko Lahtio 5 August 2009 Finland Lahti, Finland
800 m 1:44.10 Ari Suhonen 16 August 1989 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland
1000 m 2:16.88 Ari Suhonen 19 August 1987 Finland Lahti, Finland
1500 m 3:36.33 Pekka Vasala 10 September 1972 Olympic Games Germany Munich, West Germany
3:36.3 (ht) Antti Loikkanen 16 June 1980 Finland Imatra, Finland
Mile 3:55.65 Ari Paunonen 26 June 1977 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
2000 m 5:00.32 Jukka Keskisalo 25 July 2009 Finland Lapinlahti, Finland
3000 m 7:43.2 (ht) Lasse Virén 27 July 1972 Finland Oulu, Finland
7:43.20 Ari Paunonen 22 June 1977 Germany Cologne, West Germany
Two miles 8:14.0 (ht) Lasse Virén 14 August 1972 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
5000 m 13:16.3 (ht) Lasse Virén 14 September 1972 Finland Helsinki, Finland
13:16.02 X Martti Vainio 28 June 1984 Norway Oslo, Norway
10000 m 27:30.99 Martti Vainio 29 August 1978 European Championships Czech Republic Prague, Czechoslovakia
10 km (road) 28:31 Janne Holmén 2002 Spain Madrid, Spain
15 km (road) 43:56 Risto Ulmala 15 February 1992 United States Tampa, United States
20 km (road) 58:49 Jussi Utriainen 9 March 2003 Netherlands Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands
One hour 20296 m Seppo Tuominen 2 October 1971 France Colombes, France
Half marathon 1:02:50 Jussi Utriainen 27 March 2011 Venloop Netherlands Venlo, Netherlands [1]
25 km (road) 1:15:15 Esko Lipsonen 30 April 1978 Finland Helsinki, Finland
30 km (road) 1:35:43 Max Holmnäs 14 October 1973 Sweden Handen, Sweden
Marathon 2:10:46 Janne Holmén 13 April 2008 Rotterdam Marathon Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
110 m hurdles 13.35 (+2.0 m/s) Arto Bryggare 5 August 1984 Olympic Games United States Los Angeles, United States
300 m hurdles 36.04 Ismo Hämeenniemi 26 May 1992 Finland Helsinki, Finland
400 m hurdles 49.36 Ari-Pekka Lattu 2 July 2003 Finland Lahti, Finland
3000 m steeplechase 8:10.67 Jukka Keskisalo 28 August 2009 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland [2]
High jump 2.31 m Mika Polku 22 July 2000 Finland Viitasaari, Finland
Toni Huikuri 11 June 2002 Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia
Pole vault 5.82 m Jani Lehtonen 26 June 1993 Finland Kuortane, Finland
Long jump 8.22 m (+1.0 m/s) Tommi Evilä 28 June 2008 Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
8.22 m (+2.0 m/s) Tommi Evilä 5 June 2010 17th Long Jump Meeting Germany Bad Langensalza, Germany [3]
Triple jump 17.00 m (+1.6 m/s) Pertti Pousi 23 June 1968 Finland Kuortane, Finland
Shot put 21.69 m Reijo Ståhlberg 5 May 1979 United States Fresno, United States
Discus throw 69.97 m Frantz Kruger 15 September 2007 Sweden Helsingborg, Sweden
Hammer throw 83.30 m Olli-Pekka Karjalainen 14 July 2004 Finland Lahti, Finland
Javelin throw 93.09 m Aki Parviainen 26 June 1999 Finland Kuortane, Finland
35 lb Weight Throw 22.13 m Juha Tiainen 30 June 1990 Finland Mäntyharju, Finland
Decathlon 8730 pts Eduard Hämäläinen 5–6 August 1997 World Championships Greece Athens, Finland
10.81 (+0.8 m/s) (100 m), 7.56 m (+0.9 m/s) (long jump), 15.71 m (shot put), 1.97 m (high jump), 46.71 (400 m) /
13.74 (+0.8 m/s) (110 m hurdles), 50.50 m (discus), 5.20 m (pole vault), 59.82 m (javelin), 4:37.10 (1500 m)
3000 m walk (track) 11:19:49 Reima Salonen 9 June 1989 Finland Helsinki, Finland
5000 m walk (track) 18:52:24 Valentin Kononen 25 June 1995 Finland Lapinlahti, Finland
10000 m walk (track) 39:23:44 Valentin Kononen 26 August 1995 Finland Helsinki, Finland
10 km walk (road) 38:59 Aku Partanen 14 April 2012 Finland Tuusula, Finland [4]
20000 m walk (track) 1:22:22.6 (ht) Valentin Kononen 6 June 1993 Finland Kangasniemi, Finland
20 km walk (road) 1:19:52 # Reima Salonen 21 June 1986 Finland Pihtipudas, Finland
1:20:42 Valentin Kononen 7 May 2000 Finland Heinola, Finland
30 km walk (road) 2:07:37 Valentin Kononen 25 January 1998 Spain Mollet de Vallés, Spain
50 km walk (road) 3:39:34 Valentin Kononen 26 March 2000 Slovakia Dudince, Slovakia
4x100 m relay 39.29  Finland
Hannu Ali-Huokuna
Joni Rautanen
Jonathan Åstrand
Hannu Hämäläinen
1 August 2010 European Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [5]
4x400 m relay 3:01.12  Finland
Stig Lönnqvist
Ari Salin
Ossi Karttunen
Markku Kukkoaho
10 September 1972 Olympic Games Germany Munich, Germany

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 11.13 (+1.0 m/s) Helinä Marjamaa 19 July 1983 Finland Lahti, Finland
150 m 17.47 (+1.9 m/s) Sari Keskitalo 29 July 2007 Finland Rovaniemi, Finland
200 m 22.39 (+0.6 m/s) Mona-Lisa Pursiainen 20 August 1973 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
300 m 37.48 Riitta Salin 26 June 1976 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
400 m 50.14 Riitta Salin 4 September 1974 European Championships Italy Rome, Italy
500 m 1:19.1 (ht) Helle Aro 26 April 1993 Finland Vantaa, Finland
600 m 1:29.41 Mari Järvenpää 12 August 2006 Finland Rauma, Finland
800 m 2:00.59 Tuuli Merikoski-Silius 27 June 1991 Finland Helsinki, Finland
1000 m 2:41.57 Kaisa Siitonen 2 July 1988 FinlandTornio, Finland
1500 m 4:06.01 Sinikka Tyynelä 14 August 1977 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Mile 4:34.48 Annemari Sandell 11 July 1996 Finland Turku, Finland
2000 m 6:00.50 Marjo Venäläinen 9 August 2000 Finland Äänekoski, Finland
3000 m 8:41.30 Päivi Tikkanen 26 August 1991 World Championships Japan Tokyo, Japan
Two miles 9:41.36 Annemari Sandell 8 June 1996 Finland ? Finland
5000 m 14:56.22 Annemari Sandell 8 July 1996 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
10000 m 31:40.42 Annemari Sandell 27 July 1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta, United States
10 km (road) 32:35 Tuija Toivonen 22 October 1989 United States Baltimore, United States
15 km (road) 49:17 Annemari Sandell 16 November 1997 Netherlands Nijmegen, Netherlands
Half marathon 1:10:04 Annemari Sandell 27 September 1998 Switzerland Uster, Switzerland
Marathon 2:28:00 Ritva Lemettinen 2 April 1995 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
100 m hurdles 13.04 (+0.2 m/s) Nooralotta Neziri 17 August 2013 World Championships Russia Moscow, Russia [6]
200 m hurdles 27.16 Tiina Lindgren 20 August 1985 Finland Kaarina, Finland
300 m hurdles 39.53 Tuija Helander 30 May 1989 Finland Helsinki, Finland
400 m hurdles 54.62 Tuija Helander 3 September 1987 World Championships Italy Rome, Italy
2000 m steeplechase 6:18.09 Johanna Lehtinen 17 July 2006 FinlandTampere, Finland
3000 m steeplechase 9:40.28 Johanna Lehtinen 3 July 2008 GreeceAthens, Greece
High jump 1.92 m Hanna Mikkonen 12 June 2005 Finland Tampere, Finland
Pole vault 4.50 m Minna Nikkanen 6 August 2013 Vattenfall Seuracup Finland Somero, Finland [7]
Long jump 6.85 m (+0.8 m/s) Ringa Ropo-Junnila 9 August 1990 Finland Lahti, Finland
Triple jump 14.39 m (+1.7 m/s) Heli Koivula-Kruger 3 August 2003 Finland Lappeenranta, Finland
Shot put 18.57 m Asta Ovaska 20 August 1989 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
Discus throw 67.02 m Ulla Lindholm 23 August 1983 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Hammer throw 69.63 m Mia Strömmer 24 March 2001 South Africa Potchefstroom, South Africa
Javelin throw 64.90 m Paula Huhtaniemi 10 August 2003 Finland Helsinki, Finland
20 lb Weight Throw 20.15 m Sini Latvala 2 July 2004 Finland Kaustinen, Finland
Heptathlon 6404 pts Satu Ruotsalainen 26–27 August 1991 World Championships Japan Tokyo, Japan
13.54 (+1.1 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.88 m (high jump), 12,46 m (shot put), 24.20 (+0.2 m/s) (200 m),
6.18 m (0.0 m/s) (long jump), 47.04 m (javelin), 2:13.24 (800 m)
3000 m walk (track) 11:59.60 Sari Essayah 27 June 1993 Finland Lapinlahti, Finland
5000 m walk (track) 20:28.62 Sari Essayah 9 July 1994 Finland Tuusula, Finland
5 km walk (road) 21:15.6 Sari Essayah 12 August 1989 Finland Lapinlahti, Finland
10000 m walk (track) 42:37.0 (ht) Sari Essayah 8 May 1993 Norway Fana, Norway
10 km walk (road) 42:20 Sari Essayah 7 August 1995 World Championships Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
20 km walk (road) 1:32:05 Sari Essayah 5 May 1996 Finland Vantaa, Finland
4x100 m relay 43.37  Finland
Anu Pirttimaa
Sisko Hanhijoki
Sanna Hernesniemi
Marja Salmela
21 August 1993 World Championships Germany Stuttgart, Germany
4x400 m relay 3:25.7  Finland
Marika Eklund
Mona-Lisa Pursiainen
Pirjo Häggman
Riitta Salin
8 September 1974 European Championships Italy Rome, Italy

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
60 m 6.58 Markus Pöyhönen 4 March 2003 Finland Helsinki, Finland
14 March 2003 World Championships United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
200 m 20.72 Jonathan Åstrand 9 February 2013 Sweden Växjö, Sweden [8]
400 m 47.09 Jussi Heikkilä 2 March 2008 SEC Championships United States Fayetteville, United States
46.79 OT Juha Pyy 27 February 1988 Finland Tampere, Finland
800 m 1:47.36 Markku Taskinen 12 March 1978 European Championships Italy Milan, Italy
1:47.06 OT Wilson Kirwa 13 February 2000 Finland Kuopio, Finland
1500 m 3:38.16 Antti Loikkanen 12 March 1978 European Championships Italy Milan, Italy
3000 m 7:52.97 Pekka Paivarinta 11 March 1973 European Championships Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
7:51.69 OT Samuli Vasala 10 February 1997 Finland Tampere, Finland
5000 m 13:55.76 Ari Paunonen 27 January 1984 Millrose Games United States New York, United States
60 m hurdles 7.56 Arto Bryggare 6 March 1983 European Championships Hungary Budapest, Hungary
22 February 1987 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
300 m hurdles 36.91 OT Oskari Mörö 5 February 2011 Finland-Sweden-Norway Indoor Match Finland Tampere, Finland [9] [1]
400 m hurdles 50.59 Jussi Heikkilä 9 February 2005 Botnia Games Finland Mustasaari, Finland [10]
High jump 2.33 m Osku Torro 5 February 2011 Finland–Sweden–Norway Indoor Match Finland Tampere, Finland [11][12] [2]
Pole vault 5.83 m Jani Lehtonen 8 March 1994 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
Long jump 8.11 m Eero Haapala 26 January 2013 Finland Pori, Finland [13]
Triple jump 16.75 m Johan Meriluoto 24 February 2001 Sweden Umeå, Sweden
Shot put 22.09 m Mika Halvari 7 February 2000 Finland Tampere, Finland
Heptathlon 5810 pts Vesa Rantanen 10–11 February 2001 Finland Jyväskylä, Finland
7.12 (60 m), 6.83 m (long jump), 10.74 m (shot put), 2.06 m (high jump), 8.03 (60 m hurdles), 5.50 m (pole vault), 2:49.94 (1000 m)
5866 pts (ht) Johannes Lahti 31 January-1 February 1980 Finland Heinola, Finland
6.7 (60 m), 7.05 m (long jump), 14.91 m (shot put), 2.08 m (high jump), 8.2 (60 m hurdles), 4.60 m (pole vault), 2:45.8 (1000 m)
6026 pts OT Petri Keskitalo 11–12 February 1995 Finland Kuopio, Finland
6.96 (60 m), 7.41 m (long jump), 15.37 m (shot put), 1.89 m (high jump), 7.00 (60 m hurdles), 5.10 m (pole vault), 2:49.20 (1000 m)
5000 m walk 18:47.26 Valentin Kononen 13 February 1999 Finland Jyväskylä, Finland
4x400 m relay 3:18.16 IF Kraft Närpiö
Staffan Holmberg
Stefan Ivars
Thomas Asp
Hans Nordman
27 February 1994 Finland Jyväskylä, Finland

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
60 m 7.20 Sisko Hanhijoki 11 February 1990 BW-Bank Meeting Germany Karlsruhe, Germany
8 March 1991 World Championships Spain Seville, Spain
200 m 23.03 Sanna Hernesniemi-Kyllönen 14 March 1993 World Championships Canada Toronto, Canada
400 m 52.37 Ella Räsänen 1 March 2013 European Championships Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden [14]
52.9 (ht) Riitta Salin 7 February 1976 Finland Turku, Finland
800 m 2:03.38 Tytti Reho 11 March 2000 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, United States
1500 m 4:13.24 Mari Järvenpää 8 March 2008 World Championships Spain Valencia, Spain [15]
3000 m 8:56.11 Carita Sunell 9 March 1991 World Championships Spain Seville, Spain
5000 m 16:16.13 Minna Rasimus 5 February 1999 United States Indianapolis, United States
60 m hurdles 8.07 Nooralotta Neziri 17 February 2013 Finnish Championships Finland Jyväskylä, Finland [16]
300 m hurdles 41.62 OT Noora Toivo 5 February 2011 Finland-Sweden-Norway Indoor Match Finland Tampere, Finland [17] [3]
High jump 1.90 m Marianne Mattas 9 February 2002 Finland Mustasaari, Finland
Pole vault 4.60 m Minna Nikkanen 6 March 2011 European Championships France Paris, France [18]
Long jump 6.78 m Ringa Ropo-Junnila 19 February 1991 GE Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
Triple jump 14.09 m Natalia Kilpeläinen 30 January 2000 Russia Samara, Russia
Shot put 17.84 m Asta Hovi-Ovaska 23 February 1986 European Championships Spain Madrid, Spain
Pentathlon 4580 pts Tiia Hautala 25 February 2000 European Championships Belgium Ghent, Belgium
8.36 (60 m hurdles), 1.77 m (high jump), 13.92 m (shot put), 6.26 m (long jump), 2:16.48 (800 m)
3000 m walk 12:06.10 Sari Essayah 13 March 1993 World Championships Canada Toronto, Canada
4x400 m relay 3:55.20 Lappeenrannan Urheilu Miehet
Stiina Rossi
Marjut Töyli
Hanna Häkkinen
Annika Kumlin
27 February 1994 Finland Jyväskylä, Finland

ht = hand timing
# = not recognised by federation
X = annulled after doping revelations
OT = oversized track

See also

References

External links

  • SUL web site
  • Finnish Athletics Records - Outdoor
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