Johanna Miia Maria Halkoaho
(born January 13
) is a Finnish 100m hurdler and long jumper. She is 165cm (5'5") tall, and weighs 55kg (121lb, 8st 9lb), and trains with Suodenniemen Urheilijat
. Her highest honours include two medals at the 1996 World Junior Championships
, a bronze in long jump and a silver in heptathlon
. She is also the national indoor champion in the 60 meters hurdles and long jump in 2003, 2004 & 2006 national champion in 100 meters hurdles.
Halkoaho's 100 meters hurdles personal best is 13:23, which she achieved in Lappeenranta on 21/7/2005, with a 0.2m/s wind. Her 2006 season best is 13:24, which she achieved in Helsinki, on 26/7/2006 in the IAAF Grand Prix GE Money Grand Prix, with a 0.6m/s wind..
Halkoaho's long jump personal best is 6.79 meters, which she achieved in Budapest on 28/8/1998, with a 0.2m.s wind. She has not competed in the long jump in the 2006 season but her best from 2005 was 6.21, her best jump aside from her PB in 1998 is 6.63 meters, which came in 2003 (13/7/2003) in Lapinlahti (1.5m/s wind).
Her favourite food is lasagne, and her favourite drink is milk. She likes music, and to walk..
She has a younger sister called Jenniina, who is also an athlete.
Notes and references
She is also famous for her round rear.