Arsi HARJU

Arsi Harju - Finland - Olympic Games shot put Champions in 2000.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 06 August 2002

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Monday, 18 March 1974
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Kurikka, Finland
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Finland
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Arsi HARJU - Finland - Olympic Games shot put Champions in 2000.

Men's Shot Put Final

2002 European Championships


Munich, Germany.
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1 Yuriy Belonog   Ukr   21.37
2 Joachim Olsen   Den   21.16
3 Ralf Bartels   Ger   20.58
4 Arsi HARJU   Fin   20.47
5 Manuel Martinez   Spa   20.45
6 Ville Tiisanoja   Fin   20.20
7 Gheorghe Guset   Rom   20.05
8 Rutger Smith   Ned   19.73

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Arsi Harju pictured in Edmonton on 4th. August 2001 where the Olympic Champion

won the bronze medal.              Photo George Herringshaw. ©

 

Men's Shot Put Final

World Athletics Championships 2001


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1. John GODINA   USA   21.87
2. Adam NELSON   USA   21.24
3. Arsi HARJU   FIN   20.93
4. Manuel MARTINEZ   SPA   20.91
5. Dragan PERIC   YUG   20.91
6. Yuriy BILONOG   UKR   20.83
7. Conny KARLSSON   FIN   20.78
8. Bradley SNYDER   CAN   20.63

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Arsi Harju celebrates his Gold Medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games

after his voctory in the men's shot put.  His personal best was 21.39, which he put in the

qualifying in Sydney. He won Finnish Sports Personality of the Year for 2000.


 

Photo G. Herringshaw  22nd September 2000 ©

 

 

Men's Shot Put Final

Olympic Games 2000

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1. Arsi HARJU   FIN   21.29
2. Adam Nelson   USA   21.21
3. John Godina   USA   21.20
4. Andrew Bloom   USA   20.87
5. Yuriy Bilonog   UKR   20.84
6. Manuel Martinez   SPA   20.55
7. Janus Robberts   RSA   20.32
8. Oliver-Sven Buder   GER   20.18

 

 

ANNUAL PROGRESS.

 

2012     18.14     Tucson, AZ     19 MAY

2005     20.21     Pori     15 JUL
2004     19.61     Perho     19 SEP
2003     19.76     Turku     15 JUN
2002     21.11     Lapinlahti     14 JUL
2001     20.98     Lapinlahti     22 JUL
2000     21.39     Sydney (Olympic Stadium)     22 SEP
1999     20.60     Hämeenkyrö     14 AUG
1998     21.04     Oulu     07 AUG
1997     20.66     Hämeenkyrö     06 JUL
1996     19.84     Kaustinen     18 SEP
1995     19.58     Kotka     25 JUL
1994     18.74     Alajärvi     04 AUG
1993     18.40     Hämeenkyrö     01 JUL
1992     17.60     Hämeenkyrö     12 JU