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Eduard Hämäläinen

Eduard Hämäläinen
Personal information
Born 21 January 1969

Eduard Hämäläinen (born 21 January 1969 in Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union) is a retired decathlete from Finland and Belarus.

He originally competed for the Soviet Union and then Belarus after the Soviet dissolution, but changed nationality. His great-grandparents were deported from Finland to Turkestan in 1917. During his career he won three silver medals at World Championships.


  • Achievements 1
    • Personal bests 1.1
  • See also 2
  • External links 3


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 3rd Decathlon
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 7th Decathlon
Representing  Unified Team
1992 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 2nd Decathlon
Representing /  Belarus
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 3rd Heptathlon
Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 1st Decathlon
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 2nd Decathlon
1994 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 1st Decathlon
1995 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 2nd Decathlon
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd Decathlon
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 5th Decathlon
Representing  Finland
1997 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 1st Decathlon
World Championships Athens, Greece 2nd Decathlon
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd Decathlon
IAAF World Combined Events Challenge several places 6th Decathlon
2000 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria DNF Decathlon
2001 Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 9th Decathlon
World Championships Edmonton, Canada DNF Decathlon

Personal bests


See also

External links

  • Eduard Hämälainen profile at IAAF

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