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Kalevi Kotkas

Full name: Kalevi (Kalev-) Kotkas
Gender: Male
Height: 6'4" (194 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born: August 10, 1913 in Tallinn, Harjumaa, Estonia
Died: August 24, 1983 in Vantaa, Uusimaa, Finland
Affiliations: HKV, Helsinki (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Uncle of Erkki Mustakari.

Biography

Kalevi Kotkas had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1934 European Championships High Jump, 2nd in the 1938 European Championships High Jump. In the 1938 European Championships discus throw he finished fourth.

Personal Bests: HJ – 2.04 (1936); DT – 51.27 (1937).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Discus Throw Finland FIN 7
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Men's High Jump Finland FIN 4 OR
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Men's Discus Throw Finland FIN AC QR

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 4 OR 2.00
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 1.70 metres NP pass
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 1.80 metres NP o
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 1.85 metres NP pass
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 1.90 metres NP o
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 1.94 metres NP xxo
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 1.97 metres NP o
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 2.00 metres NP =OR xxo
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 2.03 metres NP xxx
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Jump-Off for 2-4 4 NM
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Jump-Off for 2-4 2.00 metres 4 x
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Jump-Off for 2-4 1.95 metres 4 x
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round 1T QU 1.85
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group Two 1T 1.85
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round 1.60 metres NP pass
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round 1.70 metres NP o
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round 1.80 metres NP pass
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round 1.85 metres NP o

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BM
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Standings 7 45.87
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Round Round One 6 43.62
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Round Round Two 5 45.87 45.87
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Round Round Three 7 42.44 45.87
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round AC DNQ