Laslo Babits

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Laslo Babits (April 17, 1958 in Oliver, British Columbia – June 12, 2013) was a male javelin thrower from Canada.[1] He competed for his native country at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, finishing in 8th place. He set his personal best (86.90 metres) in 1984.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Canada
1982 Commonwealth Games Brisbane, Australia 2nd 84.88 m[2]
1983 Pan American Games Caracas, Venezuela 1st 81.40 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 16th 74.16 m
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 8th 80.68 m

Personal Life[edit]

Laslo graduated from Southern Okanagan Secondary School in 1977.


  1. ^ "R.I.P. ~ Laslo Babits". oliver daily news. 2013-06-15. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  2. ^ "Commonwealth Games Medallists - Athletics (Men)". Athletics Weekly. Retrieved May 10, 2013. 

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