Irene Ekelund

Country: Sweden

Born: 08.03.1997

Irene Ekelund is one of the most promising sprinting talents in the world, she won the 200 metres at the World Youth Championships 2013, and in 2014 she finished second in the World Junior Championships. She is the world youth record holder in the 200 metres and have the Swedish junior record in the 60 metres. Her Swedish junior record may very well be beaten at the Malmö Games.


1 x World Junior Championships Silver medallist

1 x World Youth Championships Gold medallist

1 x World Youth Records in career

Personal Bests

60m – 7.32 s

100m – 11.35 s

200 m – 22.92 s