Patrik Bodén

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Patrik Bodén
Personal information
Full name Lars Patrik Bodén
Nationality Swedish
Born 30 June 1967 (1967-06-30) (age 49)
Värmland, Sweden
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 107 kg (236 lb)
Sport
Country  Sweden
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin throw
Achievements and titles
Regional finals
Personal best(s) 89.10 m (1990)

Lars Patrik Bodén (born 30 June 1967, Värmland) is a retired male Swedish javelin thrower. He holds the Swedish national record at 89.10 meters, set in Austin, Texas, on 24 March 1990. He briefly held the world record with this throw until Steve Backley set a new record later the same year.

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 1986 - 74.66
  • 1990 - 89.10 (Collegiate throw}
  • 1991 - 79.64
  • 1993 - 88.26
  • 1994 - 83.54
  • 1995 - 80.12
  • 1997 - 86.52
  • 1998 - 85.15
  • 1999 - 84.52
  • 2000 - 85.16

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Sweden
1986 World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 8th 69.62 m
1990 European Championships Split, FR Yugoslavia 3rd 82.66 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 8th 78.58 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 16th 77.70 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 8th 78.00 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 81.34 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 15th 77.62 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 12th 80.66 m
IAAF Grand Prix Final Fukuoka, Japan 3rd 86.52 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 12th 79.73 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 24th 75.66 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 23rd 78.06 m

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