Maria Huntington (born 13 March 1997) is a Finnish long jumper and heptathlete, who represents Tampereen Pyrintö. She is coached by Matti Liimatainen. She represented Finland in 2018 European Athletics Championships in heptathlon and finished 19th with a result of 5,731 points.[1]

Maria Huntington
Personal information
Born (1997-03-13) March 13, 1997 (age 22)
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
Country Finland
SportAthletics
Event(s)Long jump
Heptathlon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Long jump: 6.44 m (2019)
  • Heptathlon: 6,053 pts (2019)

Early lifeEdit

Huntington was born to a Finnish mother and an English father. She moved to Finland from England with her family when she was five years old. Huntington holds dual citizenship of Finland and the United Kingdom.[2]

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Finland in heptathlon
2013 World Youth Championships Donetsk, Ukraine DNF
2015 European Junior Championships Eskilstuna, Sweden 13th 5,214 pts
2016 World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland DNF
2017 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 22nd 5,327 pts
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 19th 5,731 pts
2019 European U23 Championships Gävle, Sweden DNF DNF
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar DNF DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Final results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 August 2018. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  2. ^ Pusa, Ari (9 August 2018). "Maria Huntington selvisi urheilupomojen karmeasta mokasta säikähdyksellä – Voisi edustaa EM-kisoissa myös synnyinmaataan Britanniaa". Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish). Retrieved 7 July 2019.