Piret Kuresson Athlete Profile

Piret Kuresson

Piret Kuresson
Position: Javelin Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2006-2009 Hometown: Estonia

Personal

  • Born in Viljandi Estonia
  • Parents are Aita and Andres Kuresson
  • Majoring in exercise science

Before BYU

  • Started training and competition at a young age
  • Competed at Audentes School
  • Estonian youth national champion in javelin
  • Two-time Estonian junior champion in javelin
  • Two-time third-place finisher at Estonian nationals in javelin
  • Competed for the Estonian Youth National Team at the European Olympic Games in 2003

Stats

BEST MARKS: JT - 165-0


2006 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Did not compete

Outdoor: 

  • Placed third in the javelin (141-04) at the ASU Invitational
  • Came in fourth in the javelin (141-01.5) at the BYU Invite
  • Took fourth in the javelin (143-02) at the Robison Invitational
  • Placed fifth in the javelin (146-05.5) at the Mountain West Conference Championship
  • Competed in the javelin (139-05.0) at the NCAA West Regional meet

2007 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Did not compete

Outdoor: 

  • Placed fifth in the javelin at the Monterey, Mexico meet
  • Threw a season-best 147 feet 5 inches in the javelin at the ASU/ Clif Bar Invitational
  • Placed fifth in the javelin at the UCLA Rafer Johnson meet
  • Took third in the javelin at the Robison Invitational
  • Came in fifth in the javelin at the Weber Twilight meet
  • Finished in sixth place in the javelin at the MWC Championships
  • Competed in the javelin at the West Region Championships

2008 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Did not compete

Outdoor: 

  • Began the outdoor season with a sixth place finish in the javelin (144-09) at the ASU Invitational
  • Finished third in the javelin (137-00) at the Tom Botts Invitational
  • Competed in the javelin (133-03) at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Took third in the javelin (152-04) at the MWC Championships