Hannu Siitonen

Hannu Juhani Siitonen (born 18 March 1949) is a retired Finnish javelin thrower. He competed at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics and placed fourth and second, respectively. He won the European javelin title in 1974 and finished fourth in 1971.[2][3]

Hannu Siitonen
Hannu Siitonen 1972.jpg
Personal information
Full nameHannu Juhani Siitonen
Born18 March 1949 (1949-03-18) (age 72)
Parikkala, Finland
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight86–88 kg (190–194 lb)
Country Finland
Event(s)Javelin throw
ClubSaaren Urheilijat
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)93.90 m (1973)[1]


  1. ^ Hannu Siitonen. trackfield.brinkster.net
  2. ^ Hannu Siitonen. yle.fi
  3. ^ Hannu Siitonen. sports-reference