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Akilles Järvinen

Full name: Akilles Eero Johannes Järvinen
Nickname(s): Aki
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1.5 (187 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: September 19, 1905 in Jyväskylä, Keski-Suomi, Finland
Died: March 7, 1943 in Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Affiliations: Tampereen Pyrintö, Tampere (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Brother of Kalle Järvinen; Brother of Matti Järvinen; Son of Verner Järvinen.

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Akilles Järvinen had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1928 Olympics Decathlon, 2nd in the 1932 Olympics Decathlon; 2nd in the 1934 European Championships 400 metres Hurdles.

He was killed in action during a test flight.

Personal Best: Dec – 6879 (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Decathlon Finland FIN 2 Silver
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Decathlon Finland FIN 2 Silver WR
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Men's Decathlon Finland FIN AC DNF

Men's Decathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank P(1912BT) P(1985T) T D H P(1934T)
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland Final Standings 2 7,931.500 6.645
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland 100 metres 2T 857.2 765 11.2
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland 100 metres Heat Four 1 857.2 765 11.2
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland Long jump 4T 821.15 783 6.87
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland Shot put 2 830 706 13.64
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland High jump 6T 748 585 1.75
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland 400 metres 1 879.68 745 51.4
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland 110 metre hurdles 1T =OB 943 751 15.6
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland Discus throw 7 686.12 604 36.95
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland Pole vault 5T 649 431 3.30
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland Javelin throw 4 850.950 672 55.58
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Athletics Finland 1,500 metres 10 666.4 604 4:52.4
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Standings 2 WR 8,292.480 6.879
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland 100 metres 1T 881.0 786 11.1
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland 100 metres Heat Three 1 881.0 786 11.1
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Long jump 4 853.00 814 7.00
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Shot put 8 777 674 13.11
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland High jump 4T 748 585 1.75
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland 400 metres 2 909.76 781 50.6
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland 110 metre hurdles 4 933.5 740 15.7
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland 110 metre hurdles Heat Five 1 933.5 740 15.7
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Discus throw 10 680.42 600 36.80
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Pole vault 3 811 509 3.60
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Javelin throw 2 1,000.000 753 61.00
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland 1,500 metres 5 698.8 637 4:47.0
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Finland 1,500 metres Heat Two 3 698.8 637 4:47.0
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Standings AC DNF
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland 100 metres 4T 723 11.4 735
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland 100 metres Heat Seven 1 723 11.4 735
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland Long jump 9T 741 6.69 723
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland Long jump Round One NP 6.69
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland Long jump Round Two NP foul
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland Long jump Round Three NP 6.52
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland Shot put 5 700 13.53 768
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland Shot put Round One NP 13.33
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland Shot put Round Two NP 12.92
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland Shot put Round Three NP 13.53
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland High jump 8T 585 1.75 727
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland 400 metres 3 776 50.7 834
1936 Summer 30 Berlin Athletics Finland 400 metres Heat Four 1 776 50.7 834
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