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Tom Petranoff

Full name: Thomas Adam "Tom" Petranoff
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 240 lbs (109 kg)
Born: April 8, 1958 in Aurora, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Athletics West, Eugene (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

In 1983 at the Pepsi Invitational in Westwood, California, Tom Petranoff threw the javelin 99.72 to break the world record (with the old javelin). Petranoff was TAC champion in 1985-86. He competed twice at the World Championships, finishing second in 1983 and fourth in 1987. He also finished third at the 1985 World Cup. Petranoff controversially moved to South Africa in the 80s and competed internationally for that country for a time. He later became a coach, briefly at Boston University.

Personal Bests: JTold – 99.72 (327-2) (1983); JTnew – 89.16 (1991).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Javelin Throw United States USA 10
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Men's Javelin Throw United States USA 18 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round 10 78.40
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round One NP foul
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Two NP foul NM
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 10 78.40 78.40
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round 1 QU 85.96
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B 1 85.96
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round One 1 85.96
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1 pass 85.96
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round 18 77.48
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 9 77.48
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 12 71.42
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 12 75.04 75.04
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 77.48
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