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Jimisola Laursen
Swedish sprinter

Jimisola Laursen

Jimisola Laursen
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Quick Facts

Intro Swedish sprinter
Is Athlete
From Sweden
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 13 July 1977, Malmö, Sweden
Age 45 years
Star sign Cancer
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Jimisola Andreas Laursen (born 13 July 1977 in Malmö) is a retired Swedish sprinter who specialised in the 400 metres. He represented his country at three consecutive World Championships, starting in 2001 where he reached the semifinals. In addition, he won the silver medal at the 2002 European Indoor Championships.

Laursen today works as First Officer for Scandinavian Airlines.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Sweden
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 16th (sf) 400 m 47.79
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 5th 400 m 46.48
6th 4x400 m relay 3:07.27
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 8th 400 m 47.15
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 9th (sf) 400 m 48.84
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 11th (sf) 400 m 48.17
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 15th (sf) 400 m 45.62
16th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:04.02
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 2nd 400 m 45.59
2003 World Championships Paris, France 22nd (h) 400 m 45.87
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 14th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:03.62

Personal bests

Outdoor

  • 100 metres – 10.73 (Vellinge 2001)
  • 200 metres – 21.10 (+0.6 m/s) (St. Martin 2002)
  • 400 metres – 45.54 (Edmonton 2001)

Indoor

  • 60 metres – 6.83 (Malmö 2004)
  • 200 metres – 21.14 (Malmö 2002)
  • 400 metres – 45.59 (Vienna 2002) NR
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 05 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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