May 29, 1984 |
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||125 kg (276 lb)|
|Coached by||Larry Steinke |
|Achievements and titles|
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. 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.
- Official Website - About Jim Steacy
- "James Steacy". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved June 21, 2014.
- Heather and Jim Steacy, Canada’s first family of the hammer throw
- Representing the Americas