Meri Ilmarinen

Further Personal Information
Residence
Lohja, FIN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Finnish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2008.
Why this sport?
Before taking up weightlifting she trained in athletics. Her training included many exercises with weights and she felt that it suited her well, so she decided to try her hand at the sport.
Club / Team
Lohja Liftingin: Finland
Name of coach
Matti Vestman [personal]
General Interest
Injuries
In 2011 she struggled with a back injury and missed the 2011 European Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. (tulaviisi.fi, 06 Apr 2014)

In 2010 she suffered fractured the fibula [calf bone] in her leg. (tulaviisi.fi, 06 Apr 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook profile, 16 May 2018)

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