|Born||5 February 1957
Jüri Tamm (born 5 February 1957 in Pärnu) is a former Estonian hammer thrower. Representing USSR, he won a bronze medal in the 1980 and 1988 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics.
Tamm held the world record in hammer throw with 80.46 metres for a brief period in 1980, although his record was soon overcome by teammates Yuriy Sedykh and Sergey Litvinov. Tamm's personal best throw, 84.40 metres, was achieved in 1984.
He finished 5th at the 1992 Summer Olympics, now representing the restored independent Estonia.
He was the Vice President of the Estonian Olympic Committee from 2004 until 2008.
- "Jüri Tamm". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
|Men's Hammer World Record Holder
16 May 1980