Elias Hakansson
Elias  Hakansson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Halmstad, Sweden

Event:
Throws



06/29/2016

Alabama Leads the SEC with 126 Members of the Spring Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide's 126 honors came from nine different teams and was led by rowing's 36 accolades

05/12/2016

2016 SEC Track & Field Outdoor Championships - EVENT UPDATES

04/09/2016

Track & Field Claims Three Event Titles at Battle on the Bayou

Crimson Tide takes two field events on the men’s side and the 4x100 relay on the women’s

03/24/2016

Track & Field Travels to Tallahassee for Florida State Relays

Crimson Tide hits the road for its first away meet of the 2016 outdoor season

03/17/2016

Hakansson Fourth, Haugh Fifth in Hammer Throw on Day One of John Mitchell Alabama Relays

Haugh competes outdoor as a member of the Crimson Tide for the first time in his career

Accolades

  • First Team All-America, indoor weight throw (2014)
  • First Team All-America, outdoor hammer (2013)
  • Second Team All-SEC, outdoor hammer (2014)
  • Second Team All-SEC, indoor weight throw (2014)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team, outdoor hammer (2013)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team, indoor weight throw (2013)
  • Named SEC Freshman of the Week following performance at the 2013 Mark Colligan Memorial

Redshirt Junior 2015-16

Outdoor Season

Finished fourth in the hammer at the SEC Championships with a best throw of 224-7 (68.46m) … recorded a mark of 222-7 (67.84m) to finish first at the LSU Invitational … won the hammer throw at the War Eagle Invitational with a toss of 221-1 (67.39m) … registered a mark of 227-4 (69.29m) in the hammer throw to finish as the runner-up in the event at the Battle on the Bayou.

Indoor Season

Finished fourth in the weight throw with a best toss of 68-1 1/2 (20.76m) at the SEC Championships … registered a mark of 62-8 (19.10m) to finish fifth in the weight throw at the LSU High Performance Meet … finished second in the weight throw at the Indiana Relays with a toss of 65-7 1/2 (20.00m) … recorded a mark of 65-8 1/4 (20.02m) in the weight throw to finish sixth at the Conference Clash.

2014-15

Did not compete.

Sophomore (2014)

Outdoor Season

Placed sixth in the hammer throw (214-4) at the NCAA East Prelim to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships … finished runner-up with a mark of 217-6 at the SEC Championships to earn a spot on the All-SEC Second Team ... placed seventh in the hammer throw with a mark of 221-0 at the Mt. SAC Relays... won the hammer throw with a school record of 234-2 at the Alabama Relays.

Indoor Season

Earned first team All-America honors with a seventh-place finish after a school record weight throw of 70 feet, 8 inches at the NCAA Indoor Championships … placed second in the weight throw at the SEC Championships with a mark of 70-5 3/4 inches … finish third in the weight throw at the Tyson Invitational with a mark of 69-7 ... won the weight throw event at the Auburn Invitational with a mark of 67-9 3/4.

Freshman (2013)

Outdoor Season

Earned All-America honors at the NCAA Championships with an eighth-place finish via a best toss of 213-9 (65.17 meters) ... took fourth in the hammer throw at the NCAA East Preliminary with a throw of 211-1, earning a berth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... bettered his own UA school record in the hammer throw at the SEC Championships with a mark of 214-11 and finished 3rd ... set the UA record for hammer throw at the Samford Multi Invitational with a mark of 211-4, winning the event in the process ... finished first at the Crimson Tide Invitational with a mark of 211-3 in the hammer throw ... won the hammer throw with a 210-0 mark at the Alabama Relays.

Indoor Season

Set the weight throw school record at the LSU Indoor Invitational with a mark of 67-6 1/4 ... went on to place third at the SEC Championships with a mark of 66-6 ... initially set the school indoor record for weight throw at the Mark Colligan with a distance of 66-9 1/4 ... named SEC Freshman of the Week for performances at the Mark Colligan ... recorded a weight throw mark of 64-10 1/2 at the Indiana Relays, good for a fourth-place finish in the invitational weight throw ... won weight throw with a 63-10 1/2 at the Auburn Invitational ... finished seventh in first career collegiate meet, with a weight throw of 56-8.

Prep and Personal

Had an outstanding junior career in Scandinavia ... graduated high school in 2010 and sat out the 2010-11 season due to injury before signing with Alabama ... son of Lars and Gunilla Hakansson ... was coached by his father at Sparvagen FK ... born Feb. 29, 1992, in Jonkoping, Sweden.

     
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