Juha Tiainen

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Juha Tiainen (December 5, 1955 in Uukuniemi – April 28, 2003 in Lappeenranta) was a former hammer thrower from Finland who won the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics. The same year he achieved his personal best throw, 81.52 metres.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Finland
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 12th 72.12 m
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th 75.60 m
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, California 1st 78.08 m
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 18th 71.16 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 13th 75.10 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 16th 73.24 m
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 9th 73.70 m

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