Sara Kuivisto

Sara Kuivisto (born 17 August 1991) is a Finnish middle-distance runner.[1] Kuivisto represented Finland at the 2019 World Championships in the 800 m and 1500 m without advancing from the first round in either. She represented Finland at the 2020 Olympic Games in the 800 m and the 1500 m setting national records in both running a 1:59.41 in semi-finals of the 800 m and a 4:02.35 in the semi-finals of the 1500 m.

Sara Kuivisto
Sara Kuivisto 1.jpg
Sara Kuivisto in 2013
Personal information
Full nameSara Kaisa Kuivisto
Born (1991-08-17) 17 August 1991 (age 30)
Porvoo, Finland
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)800 m, 1500 m
ClubBorgå Akilles
Coached byAri Suhonen
Achievements and titles
World finals2019
800 m, 20th (h)
1500 m, 25th (h)
Olympic finals2020
800 m, 9th (sf)
1500 m, 15th (sf)

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Finland
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 17th (h) 800 m 2:02.62
17th (h) 1500 m 4:11.39
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 11th (h) 800 m 2:04.24
16th (h) 1500 m 4:18.68
World Championships Doha, Qatar 20th (h) 800 m 2:03.15
25th (h) 1500 m 4:08.85
2021 European Indoor Championships Toruń, Poland 8th (sf) 800 m 2:03.64
Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 9th (sf) 800 m 1:59.41
15th (sf) 1500 m 4:02.35

Personal BestsEdit

Event Time Date Location Notes
Outdoor 800 m 1:59.41 31 July 2021 Tokyo, Japan NR
1000 m 2:39.14 2 September 2020 Porvoo, Finland NR
1500 m 4:02.35 4 August 2021 Tokyo, Japan NR
3000 m 9:19.51 26 May 2018 Helsinki, Finland
Indoor 800 m 2:03.29 13 February 2021 Nastola, Finland NR
1000 m 4:11.42 20 February 2021 Jyväskylä, Finland NR
3000 m 9:30.06 27 January 2019 Helsinki, Finland

ReferencesEdit