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Igors Sokolovs (born 17 August 1974 in Riga) is a Latvian hammer thrower.

Igors Sokolovs
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Sokolovs during 2015 European Team Championships First League
Personal information
Born (1974-08-17) August 17, 1974 (age 44)
Riga, Latvia
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight110 kg (243 lb)
Country Latvia
Event(s)Hammer throw
Updated on 14 August 2012.

He competed at the 2007 World Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final.

His personal best throw is 80.14 metres, achieved in May 2009 in Riga, which so far is the 5th best result in 2009 season in the world.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Latvia
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 14th 73.92 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 19th 73.72 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 17th 73.97 m
World Athletics Final Thessaloniki, Greece 2nd 79.32 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 14th 73.29 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 20th 72.95 m


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