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Yrjö Nikkanen

Full name: Jouko Yrjö Nikkanen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: December 31, 1914 in Pobeda, Leningrad, Russia
Died: November 18, 1985 in Suoniemi, Nokia, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Affiliations: Pölläkkälän Ura
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Yrjö Nikkanen had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1936 Olympics Javelin Throw; 2nd in the 1938 European Championships Javelin Throw, 2nd in the 1946 European Championships Javelin Throw.

Personal Best: JT – 78.70 (1938).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Finland FIN 2 Silver

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round 2 70.77
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round One NP foul
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round Two NP 70.77
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round Three NP foul
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round Four NP 62.00est
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round Five NP 62.00est
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Finland Final Round Round Six NP 63.00est
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round 2 QU 67.0est
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Round One NP 59.6est
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Round Two NP 67.0est
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