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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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