Jim Steacy

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Jim Steacy
Personal information
Born (1984-05-29) May 29, 1984 (age 33)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 125 kg (276 lb)
Country  Canada
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Coached by Larry Steinke [1]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 79.13m

James Steacy (born 29 May 1984 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a male hammer thrower from Canada. His personal best of 79.13 metres, achieved in May 2008 in Lethbridge, Alberta, stands as the current Canadian record. He represented Canada at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympic. With a top 12 finish at the 2008 Summer Olympics, he became the first Canadian in 84 years to reach the Olympic hammer throw final.[2] Competing for University of Lethbridge, he is a five time CIS national champion in the weight throw and is the current CIS record holder in the event. He is the older brother of Canadian hammer thrower Heather Steacy.[3]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Canada
2001 World Youth Championships Debrecen, Hungary 29th (q) Discus throw (1.5 kg) 43.03 m
23rd (q) Hammer throw (5 kg) 63.40 m
2003 Pan American Junior Championships Bridgetown, Barbados 1st Hammer throw (6 kg) 70.70 m
2004 NACAC U-23 Championships Sherbrooke, Canada 4th Shot put 16.84 m
3rd Discus 53.11 m
1st Hammer 69.82 m
2005 Universiade Izmir, Turkey 18th (q) Discus throw 49.50 m
10th Hammer throw 66.51 m
Jeux de la Francophonie Niamey, Niger 5th Discus throw 50.99 m
1st Hammer throw 71.90 m
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 2nd Hammer throw 74.75 m
World Cup Athens, Greece 6th Hammer throw 74.04 m[4]
2007 Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st Hammer throw 73.77 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 13th (q) Hammer throw 74.11 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 12th Hammer throw 75.72 m
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 2nd Hammer throw 74.88 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 19th (q) Hammer throw 73.32 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom Hammer throw NM
2013 Jeux de la Francophonie Nice, France 5th Hammer throw 70.34 m
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 1st Hammer throw 74.16 m
2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Ontario, Canada 8th Hammer throw 69.75 m

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