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Juho Halme

Full name: Johan Waldemar "Juho" Halme (Eliasson-)
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: May 24, 1888 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Died: February 1, 1918 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Affiliations: Iisalmen Visa, Iisalmi (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Juho Halme was an active athlete while working as a sports journalist. He competed for several different Finnish clubs, including Lisalmen Visa, Helsinki Brisk, and Helsingin Kisa-Veikkoja. Between 1907-17 Halme won six Finnish Championships, in the long jump, triple jump, javelin throw, and pentathlon. In 1913 he became the second Finn to throw the javelin over 60 metres.

During the Finnish Winter War, on 1 February 1918, Halme was executed on the steps of St. Nicholas’s Church (now Helsinki Cathedral) by Finnish Red Guards and the Bolsheviks.

Personal Bests: TJ – 14.51 (1914); SP – 12.61 (1910); JT – 60.88 (1914).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Men's Triple Jump Finland FIN AC
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Men's Shot Put Finland FIN AC
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Finland FIN 6
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Men's Javelin Throw, Freestyle Finland FIN 9
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Men's Triple Jump Finland FIN 11
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Finland FIN 4
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Men's Javelin Throw, Both Hands Finland FIN 9

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Final Standings AC
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Qualifying Round AC
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group B AC
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Final Standings 11 13.79
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round NP 13.79
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A 4 13.79
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A Round One 2 13.79
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 4 13.43
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 13.51

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Final Standings AC
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Qualifying Round AC
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A AC

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I) D
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Final Standings 6 44.96 147-6
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Qualifying Round AC
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A AC
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Final Standings 4 54.65
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round 4 54.65
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A 3 54.65
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A Round One 2 53.81
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 3 54.65
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP foul

Men's Javelin Throw, Both Hands

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank TD RHD LHD
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Final Standings 9 88.54 54.90 33.64
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round NP 88.54 54.90 33.64
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A 4 88.54 54.90 33.64
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A Round One NP foul 33.64
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A Round Two NP 52.76 foul
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 54.90 foul

Men's Javelin Throw, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D(M) D(I)
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Final Standings 9 39.88 130-10
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Qualifying Round 9 39.88 130-10
1908 Summer 19 London Athletics Finland Qualifying Round Group A 3 39.88 130-10
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