Jarmo Kärnä

Jarmo Kalevi Kärnä (born 4 August 1958 in Valtimo) is a retired Finnish long jumper, best known for his bronze medal at the 1992 European Indoor Championships. His personal best was 8.16 metres, achieved in June 1989 in Riga. This mark tied (with Rainer Stenius) for the Finnish record until 2005, when it was eclipsed in the qualification round of the World Championships long jump by Tommi Evilä.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Finland
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 16th (q) 7.70 m (wind: +0.7 m/s)
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 14th 7.83 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 10th 7.82 m
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 5th 7.95 m (wind: 0.0 m/s)
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 3rd 7.96 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 25th (q) 7.55 m (wind: +0.9 m/s)

External linksEdit

  • Jarmo Kärnä at World Athletics
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jarmo Kärnä". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2011-05-19.