Tero Pitkamaki

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Birthday
19, 1982
Birthplace
Finland
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1982 (age 36)
Birthplace
Finland

About

Renowned Finnish javelin thrower who won gold at the 2007 IAAF World Championships. He was named European Athlete of the Year in 2007 and Finnish Sports Personality of the Year in 2013.

Before Fame

He was born in Ilmajoki, Finland and began competing seriously in 1999.

Trivia

In 2013, he had the best distance of any male javelin thrower that year with 89.03 meters.

Family Life

His father is Esko Pitkamaki.

Associated With

He and Norway's Andreas Thorkildsen both competed in the javelin throw at the 2008 Olympic Games.