Arto Kalevi Härkönen (born 31 January 1959 in Helsinki) is a retired Finnish javelin thrower. He won the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics, with a throw of 86.76 metres.

Arto Härkönen
Personal information
Full nameArto Kalevi Härkönen
NationalityFinnish
Born31 January 1959 (1959-01-31) (age 61)
Helsinki, Finland
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight88 kg (194 lb)
Sport
Country Finland
SportAthletics
Event(s)Javelin throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)92.40 m (1984)

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Finland
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 1st 86.76 m

ReferencesEdit