Hammer Throw in History

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1917-09-23 Imry Nemeth, Hungarian hammer thrower (Olympic gold 1948)
  • 1955-06-11 Yuriy Sedykh, Soviet hammer thrower
  • 1961-08-21 Lance Earl Deal, American hammer thrower (Olympics-silver-96), born in Riverton, Wyoming
  • 1967-11-29 Sean Carlin, Australian hammer thrower (Olympics-8-1992, 96)
  • 1972-03-31 Hristos Polihroniou, Greek hammer thrower
  • 1973-06-18 Alexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
  • 1974-10-08 Koji Murofushi, Japanese hammer thrower

Deaths in Sport

  • 2010-08-18 Hal Connolly, American Athlete and hammer thrower (b.1931)