Jüri Tamm

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Jüri Tamm
Jüri Tamm 2017 (2).jpg
Tamm in 2017
Personal information
NationalityEstonian
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)
Sport
Country Soviet Union
 Estonia
SportAthletics
Event(s)Hammer throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)84.40 m (1984)

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.

References[change | change source]

  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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