Valbjorn THORLAKSSON

Iceland ISL

Athletics

  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Rome 1960
  • Year of Birth
    1934
Olympic Results

Biography

Valbjorn THORLAKSSON

Valbjörn Þorláksson competed in three Olympics Games, competing in the pole vault in 1960 and the decathlon in 1964 and 1968. He also competed at the European Championships in the decathlon in 1962 and 1966, not finishing in 1966 due to an injury in the 100. His pole vault mark of 4.50 in 1961 was an Icelandic record.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.7 (1964); 200 – 22.1 (1958); 110H – 14.7 (1971); 400H – 56.1 (1979); HJ – 1.83 (1962); PV – 4.50 (1961); LJ – 6.94 (1967); SP – 13.78i (1968); DT – 44.12 (1964); JT – 63.91 (1966); Dec – 7354 (7184 1977).

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Mexico City 1968

#AC
Decathlon
Decathlon Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Tokyo 1964

#12
Decathlon
Decathlon Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Rome 1960

#=14 QR
Pole Vault
Pole Vault Athletics