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Juris Tone

Full name: Juris Tone
Other name(s): Юрис Тоне
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: May 26, 1961 in Rīga, Rīga, Latvia
Country: URS Soviet Union, LAT Latvia
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Before taking up bobsledding Juris Tone was a successful track and field athlete, winning the Latvian SSR Championships in the 100 in 1983, and 1987-88, the long jump in 1983 and the 4×100 m relay in 1983-84 and 1987. As of 2010, he still owns the Latvian national long jump record (8.07 – 1983) and is a part of the 4×100 m relay record (39.32 – 1983). As a bobsledder, the apex of Tone's career was at the 1988 Winter Olympics, where he was part of the Soviet bronze medal winning 4-man bob piloted by [Jānis Ķipurs]. Tone also won silver at the 1990 European Championships in the 2-man with pilot [Zintis Ekmanis], and won two Soviet titles in 1987 and 1990.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Bobsleigh Men's Four Soviet Union-2 URS 3 Bronze
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Bobsleigh Men's Four Latvia-1 LAT 14
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Men's Four Latvia-2 LAT 19

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Bobsleigh Soviet Union-2 URS Final Standings
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Bobsleigh Soviet Union-2 URS Run 1
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Bobsleigh Soviet Union-2 URS Run 2
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Bobsleigh Soviet Union-2 URS Run 3
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Bobsleigh Soviet Union-2 URS Run 4
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Bobsleigh Latvia-1 LAT Final Standings
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Bobsleigh Latvia-1 LAT Run 1
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Bobsleigh Latvia-1 LAT Run 2
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Bobsleigh Latvia-1 LAT Run 3
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Bobsleigh Latvia-1 LAT Run 4
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Latvia-2 LAT Final Standings
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Latvia-2 LAT Run 1
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Latvia-2 LAT Run 2
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Latvia-2 LAT Run 3
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Latvia-2 LAT Run 4
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