Marek Kaleta

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Marek Kaleta (born December 17, 1961) is a retired Estonian 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 the  Soviet Union
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 9th 77.16 m
1987 Summer Universiade Zagreb, Yugoslavia 1st 81.42 m
World Championships Rome, Italy 16th 76.10 m
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 4th 77.18 m
European Championships Split, 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