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1950 European Athletics Championships – Men's javelin throw

The men's javelin throw at the 1950 European Athletics Championships was held in Brussels, Belgium, at Heysel Stadium on 26 and 27 August 1950.[1]


Gold Toivo Hyytiäinen
Silver Per-Arne Berglund
Bronze Ragnar Ericzon



27 August

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1st place, gold medalist(s) Toivo Hyytiäinen  Finland 71.26
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Per-Arne Berglund  Sweden 70.06
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Ragnar Ericzon  Sweden 69.82
4 Mirko Vujacic  Yugoslavia 66.84
5 Tapio Rautavaara  Finland 66.20
6 Amos Matteucci  Italy 64.99
7 Erwin Pektor  Austria 62.13
8 Nico Lutkeveld  Netherlands 61.50
9 Viktor Iyevlev  Soviet Union 58.59


26 August

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Per-Arne Berglund  Sweden 68.49 Q
2 Toivo Hyytiäinen  Finland 68.02 Q
3 Tapio Rautavaara  Finland 67.36 Q
4 Ragnar Ericzon  Sweden 65.29 Q
5 Mirko Vujacic  Yugoslavia 63.74 Q
6 Erwin Pektor  Austria 63.51 Q
7 Amos Matteucci  Italy 61.63 Q
8 Viktor Iyevlev  Soviet Union 61.25 Q
9 Nico Lutkeveld  Netherlands 60.66 Q
10 Halil Zıraman  Turkey 60.46
11 Branko Dangubić  Yugoslavia 59.37
12 Jóel Sigurðsson  Iceland 58.87
13 Vasilios Kalimanis  Greece 54.28
14 Raymond van Eycken  Belgium 52.82
15 Ernst Lüthi   Switzerland 51.54
16 Raymond Prud'homme  Belgium 46.35


According to an unofficial count, 16 athletes from 12 countries participated in the event.


  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 372–377, retrieved 13 August 2014
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