Akiles Eero Johannes JÄRVINEN

Finland FIN

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    2 S
  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Amsterdam 1928
  • Year of Birth
    1905
Olympic Results

Biography

Akiles Eero Johannes JÄRVINEN

Akilles Järvinen won decathlon silver medals in 1928 and in 1932 but had to abandon in Berlin because of food poisoning. Järvinen carried the Finnish flag at the Opening Ceremonies for all three of his Olympic appearances. He set a decathlon world record in 1930, recording 8,255.475 at Vilpuri. At the 1934 European Championships in 1934, he finished second in the 400 m hurdles, a discipline that is not part of the decathlon. Järvinen was the Finnish champion over 200 m in 1929-31, over 400 m in 1930, in 400 m hurdles in 1933 and 1934, in pentathlon in 1928 and in decathlon in 1930 and 1932. Järvinen died in 1943 during World War II during a military training flight with a VL Pyry as co-pilot.

Personal Best\: Dec – 6879 (1932).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Berlin 1936

#DNF
Decathlon
Decathlon Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Los Angeles 1932

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Decathlon
Decathlon Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Amsterdam 1928

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Decathlon
Decathlon Athletics
#DNS
Long Jump
Long Jump Athletics

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