Juha TIAINEN

Juha Tiainen - Finland - Hammer gold medal at 1984 Olymic Games.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 06 August 1984

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Monday, 05 December 1955
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Uukuniemi, Finland. Died 28th. April 2003 (Aged 47)
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  • Finland
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Juha TIAINEN - Finland - Hammer gold medal at 1984 Olymic Games.

Men's Hammer final. Olympic Games 1984
 
1. Juha TIAINEN   FIN   78.08
2. Karl-Hans RIEHM   GFR   77.98
3. Klaus PLOGHAUS   GFR   76.68
4. Giampaolo URLANDO   ITA   75.96
5. Orlando BIANCHINI   ITA   75.94
6. Bill GREEN   USA   75.60
7. Harri HUHTALA   FIN   75.28
8. Walter CIOFANI   FRA   73.46

 

Juha Tiainen the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic gold medalist in the men’s

Hammer Throw, died on Sunday 27 April at his home in Lappeenranta, Finland.

 

Tiainen threw a Finnish and Scandinavian Hammer record of 81.52 metres on

11 June 1984. The record stood until 2002 when Finland’s former World Junior champion

and World Junior record holder Olli-Pekka Karjalainen broke

Tiainen's 18-year-old national record with a throw of 81.70 on 16th June that year

 

ANNUAL PROGRESS.


PERFORMANCE    PLACE    DATE

1987     75.10     Roma     31 AUG
1984     81.52     Tampere     11 JUN (personal best)
1983     75.60     Helsinki     09 AUG
1980     71.38     Moskva     31 JUL