Tero Pitkamaki

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Javelin Thrower
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Date of Birth December 19, 1982
Place of Birth Finland
Age 38 years old
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Tero Pitkämäki

Tero Kristian Pitkämäki is a retired Finnish track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. He is a World Champion, having won gold in 2007. His personal best throw of 91.53 m, set in 2005, ranks him eleventh on the overall list.

Sport: Track and field
Event(s): Javelin throw
Club: Nurmon Urheilijat
Personal best(s): 91.53 m (2005)

About Tero Pitkamaki

Renowned Finnish javelin thrower who won gold at the 2007 IAAF World Championships. He was named European Athlete of the Year in 2007 and Finnish Sports Personality of the Year in 2013.

Before Fame

He was born in Ilmajoki, Finland and began competing seriously in 1999.

Achievement

In 2013, he had the best distance of any male javelin thrower that year with 89.03 meters.

Family Life

His father is Esko Pitkamaki.

Associations

He and Norway's Andreas Thorkildsen both competed in the javelin throw at the 2008 Olympic Games.

Information related to Tero Pitkämäki

  • Finnish male javelin throwers
  • Olympic bronze medalists for Finland
  • Olympic athletes of Finland
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Latest information about Tero Pitkamaki updated on March 04, 2021.

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