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Toivo Hyytiäinen

Toivo Hyytiainen
Toivo Hyytiäinen (right), 1951
Born 12 November 1925
Died 21 October 1978
Occupation Athlete, mainly javelin
Toivo Hyytiäinen
Medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for  Finland
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1952 Helsinki Javelin throw
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1950 Brussels Javelin throw

Toivo Armas Hyytiäinen (12 November 1925 in Saarijärvi – 21 October 1978) was a Finnish athlete who competed mainly in the men's javelin throw during his career.

He competed for Finland at the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland where he won the bronze medal in the men's javelin throw competition.

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