Marek Kaleta

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Marek Kaleta (born December 17, 1961) is a retired male javelin thrower who represented the Soviet Union in the 1980s and later on Estonia. He set his personal best 83.30, which was the Estonian national record this time, on 12 August 1990 in Pieksämäki, Finland.[1] Kaleta is best known for winning the gold medal in the men's javelin throw event at the 1987 Summer Universiade in Zagreb.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 16th 76.10 m
1990 European Championships Split, FR Yugoslavia 14th 77.64 m
Representing  Estonia
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 24th 74.80 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 21st 74.46 m