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Matti Järvinen

Full name: Matti Henrikki Järvinen
Nickname(s): Maailman-Matti
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: February 18, 1909 in Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Died: July 22, 1985 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Affiliations: Kerkkoon Nuorisoseuran Urheilijat/Helsingin Kisa-Veikot
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Athletics

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

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Matti Järvinen had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1932 Olympics Javelin Throw; 1st in the 1934 European Championships Javelin Throw, 1st in the 1938 European Championships Javelin Throw.

Personal Best: JT – 77.23 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Finland FIN 1 Gold OR
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Finland FIN 5

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BM
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Standings 1 OR 72.71
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Round Round One 1 OR 71.25
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Round Round Two 1 70.42 70.42
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Round Round Three 1 OR 72.71 72.71
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Round Round Four 1 71.31 72.71
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Round Round Five 1 72.56 72.71
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Round Round Six NP 67.93
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 5 69.18
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round One NP 68.30
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round Two NP 69.18
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round Three NP foul
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round Four NP 64.00est
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round Five NP foul
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round Six NP 66.00est
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round 3 QU 66.0est
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Round One NP 66.0est
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