Vanninen’s result in the sevens is the top result in the world for under-20s this season.
Saga Vanninen has won a gold medal at the European Championships in Athletics under the age of 20 in Tallinn. Vanninen was number one in the women’s seven with a record score of 6,271. Vanninen’s previous record was 5,861 points.
Vanninen’s result is the world’s top result for those under 20 this season and a new Finnish record for those under 20.
18-year-old Vanninen controlled the competition sovereignly. He led the race after each race and was already 178 points after the first day of the race. In the match, Vanninen set his record for individual sports in the 100-meter hurdles, shot put, long jump and 800-meter run.
In the finals at 800 meters, Vanninen ran for 2.24.62, so the previous record improved dramatically. Previously, the two-lap contract had broken at its best at 2.26.14.
After the bath, the Netherlands finished second in the overall competition Sofie Dokter. He lost 393 points to Vanninen. The bronze was won by Germany Marie Dehning. Finland Neea Käyhkö sixth with a record score of 5,598 points.