Reetta Sofi Kaarina Hurske (born 15 May 1995) is a Finnish athlete specialising in the sprint hurdles.[2] She represented her country at the 2018 World Indoor Championships reaching the semifinals. At the 2019 European Indoor Championships Hurske placed 4th.

Reetta Hurske
Reetta Hurske 2017 European Athletics U23 Championships 100 m hurdles women semifinal 2017-07-14 (cropped).jpg
Reetta Hurske in 2017
Personal information
Born (1995-05-15) 15 May 1995 (age 24)
Ikaalinen, Finland
EducationTampere University of Applied Sciences[1]
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 metres hurdles
ClubTampereen Pyrintö
Coached byMarjukka Suihko

Her personal bests are 12.78 seconds in the 100 metres hurdles (+1.3 m/s, Joensuu 2019) and 7.97 seconds in the 60 metres hurdles (Kuopio 2019). With the latter she is a joint Finnish record holder together with Nooralotta Neziri. She previously competed in the heptathlon.

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Finland
2011 European Youth Olympic Festival Trabzon, Turkey 7th 100 m hurdles (76.2 cm) 13.85
9th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 47.78
2013 European Junior Championships Rieti, Italy 5th 100 m hurdles 13.53
7th 4 × 100 m relay 47.18
22nd (q) Long jump 5.88 m
2014 World Junior Championships Eugene, United States 7th 100 m hurdles 13.69
2015 European U23 Championships Tallinn, Estonia 12th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.66
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 21st (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.40
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 60 m hurdles DQ
European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 5th 100 m hurdles 13.32
Universiade Taipei, Taiwan 11th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.67
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 19th (sf) 60 m hurdles 8.20
European Championships Berlin, Germany 18th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.20
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 4th 60 m hurdles 8.02
Universiade Naples, Italy 2nd 100 m hurdles 13.02
World Championships Doha, Qatar 21st (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.24

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