Jason Tunks

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Jason Tunks (born May 7, 1975 in London, Ontario, Canada) is a retired international level discus thrower representing Canada.

Quick Notes:

  • Holder of Canadian National Record at 67.88m
  • Ranked as a top-ten discus thrower in the world for ten consecutive years
  • 6'6, 270 lbs.
  • Owner of Olympic Fitness in London, Ontario
  • In 2012, Tunks was inducted into the London (Ontario) Sports Hall of Fame

Personal Bests:

In 2012, Tunks was inducted into the London (Ontario) Sports Hall of Fame.

Major Events[edit]

Olympics

Atlanta 1996 - 33rd - 55.84 m (183.20 ft)

Sydney 2000 - 6th - 65.80 m (215.88 ft)

Athens 2004 - 15th - 61.21 m (200.82 ft)

IAAF World Championships in Athletics

1997 World Championships in Athletics at Athens - 9th - 62.30 m (204.40 ft)

1999 World Championships in Athletics at Seville - 20th - 60.20 m (197.51 ft)

2001 World Championships in Athletics at Edmonton - 9th - 63.79 m (209.28 ft)

2003 World Championships in Athletics at Paris - 11th - 62.21 m (204.10 ft)

2005 World Championships in Athletics at Helsinki - 8th - 63.77 m (209.22 ft)

Commonwealth Games

1998 Commonwealth Games at Kuala Lumpur - 3rd - 62.22 m (204.13 ft)

2002 Commonwealth Games at Manchester - 2nd - 62.61 m (205.41 ft)

2006 Commonwealth Games at Melbourne - 2nd - 63.07 m (206.92 ft)

Pan American Games

1999 Pan American Games at Winnipeg - 3rd - 61.75 m (202.59 ft)

2003 Pan American Games at Santo Domingo - 1st - 63.70 m (208.99 ft)

World Cup in Athletics

2002 World Cup at Madrid - 5th - 62.89 m (206.33 ft)

Goodwill Games

1998 Goodwill Games at Uniondale, New York - 4th - 62.53 m (205.15 ft)

2001 Goodwill Games at Brisbane - 7th - 61.70 m (202.43 ft)

Progression[edit]

Bold is personal best.

1994 - 58.76 m (192.78 ft) - July 14

1995 - 58.66 m (192.45 ft) - July 1

1996 - 63.86 m (209.51 ft) - May 18

1997 - 65.20 m (213.91 ft) - April 12

1998 - 67.88m (222.70 ft) - May 14

1999 - 65.54 m (215.03 ft) - May 13

2000 - 66.28 m (217.45 ft) - May 6

2001 - 67.70 m (222.11 ft) - June 9

2002 - 66.50 m (218.18 ft) - January 28

2003 - 66.55 m (218.34 ft) - April 26

2004 - 66.15 m (217.03 ft) - May 19

2005 - 66.59 m (218.47 ft) - June 11

2006 - 66.50 m (218.18 ft) - February 25

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