Jouko Niva

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Birthday
11, 1958
Birthplace
Finland
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
Finland

About

Known for his high jump, long jump, and especially his triple jump records, this Finnish athlete placed second at the 1982 Kaleva Championships.

Before Fame

One of his earliest competitions was a 1979 outdoor track high jump event.

Trivia

He played for the Lapland Lock athletic club.

Family Life

He and his brother grew up in Rovaniemi, Finland. Before ending in divorce, his marriage produced a son and a daughter.

Associated With

He and Olympic skier Matti Nykanen are both well known Finnish athletes.

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