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Jüri Tamm

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Jüri Tamm
Tamm in 2017
Personal information
Born(1957-02-05)5 February 1957
Pärnu, Estonia [1]
Died22 September 2021(2021-09-22) (aged 64)[2]
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight120 kg (265 lb)
Country Soviet Union
Event(s)Hammer throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)84.40 m (1984)
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow Hammer
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul Hammer
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1987 Rome Hammer
Gold medal – first place 1983 Edmonton Hammer

Jüri Tamm (5 February 1957 – 22 September 2021) was an Estonian hammer thrower and politician. He won a bronze medal in the 1980 and 1988 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics.

He was elected three times into the Parliament of Estonia between 1999 until 2011 for the Social Democratic Party.


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  1. "Jüri Tamm". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  2. Double Olympic hammer bronze medallist Yüri Tamm dies at age of 64. insidethegames.com

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