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Eduard Hämäläinen

Updated: 2016-01-11T19:21Z
Eduard Hämäläinen
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Born21 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.


Representing the  Soviet Union
1988World Junior ChampionshipsSudbury, Canada3rdDecathlon7596 pts
1991World ChampionshipsTokyo, Japan7thDecathlon8233 pts
Representing Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
1992Hypo-MeetingGötzis, Austria2ndDecathlon8483 pts
Representing Belarus /  Belarus
1993World Indoor ChampionshipsToronto, Canada3rdHeptathlon6075 pts
Hypo-MeetingGötzis, Austria1stDecathlon8604 pts
World ChampionshipsStuttgart, Germany2ndDecathlon8724 pts
1994Hypo-MeetingGötzis, Austria1stDecathlon8735 pts
European ChampionshipsHelsinki, FinlandDecathlonDNF
1995Hypo-MeetingGötzis, Austria2ndDecathlon8438 pts
World ChampionshipsGothenburg, Sweden2ndDecathlon8489 pts
1996Olympic GamesAtlanta, United States5thDecathlon8613 pts
Representing  Finland
1997Hypo-MeetingGötzis, Austria1stDecathlon8617 pts
World ChampionshipsAthens, Greece2ndDecathlon8730 pts
1998European ChampionshipsBudapest, Hungary2ndDecathlon8587 pts
IAAF World Combined Events Challengeseveral places6thDecathlon24,923 pts
2000Hypo-MeetingGötzis, AustriaDecathlonDNF
2001Hypo-MeetingGötzis, Austria9thDecathlon8028 pts
World ChampionshipsEdmonton, CanadaDecathlonDNF

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