Dainis Kūla is a Latvian former javelin thrower who represented the Soviet Union at the international level for most of his career. He is most famous for controversially winning the gold medal in men's javelin throw at the 1980 Summer Olympics, becoming the second Latvian to achieve this. He is also a World Championship bronze medalist, a three-time Soviet Champion and a two-time Universiade champion.
|Personal best(s):||92.06 m (1980)|
About Dainis Kula
Latvian javelin thrower who represented the Soviet Union for most of his career and won a gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
He started training for Olympic events at a young age.
He's best known for his controversial win of the gold medal in men's javelin throw at the 1980 Summer Olympics.
His parents raised him in Tukums, Latvia.
He and Keshorn Walcott were both javelin throwers.
Information related to Dainis Kūla
- Latvian male javelin throwers
- Soviet male javelin throwers
- Olympic athletes of the Soviet Union
- Olympic gold medalists in athletics (track and field)