Eivind Henriksen

Eivind Henriksen (born 14 September 1990) is a Norwegian athlete. He was born in Oslo. Henriksen won the silver medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics in the hammer throw event,[1] and also qualified for and competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[2] Among other significant results, Henriksen placed sixth at the 2019 World Championships and fifth at the 2018 European Championships.

Norwegian hammer thrower

Eivind Henriksen

Eivind Henriksen at the 2012 Bislett Games
Personal information
Born (1990-09-14) 14 September 1990 (age 31)
Oslo, Norway
Sport
Country  Norway
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 81.58 m NR
Medal record
Updated on 4 August 2021.

His personal best (also the Norwegian record in the hammer throw) is 81.58 metres, set in 2021 at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Norway
2007 World Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 9th Hammer (5 kg) 71.10 m
European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 22nd (q) Hammer (6 kg) 61.48 m
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland Hammer (6 kg) NM
2009 European Junior Championships Novi Sad, Serbia 4th Hammer (6 kg) 76.65 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 22nd (q) Hammer 69.98 m
2011 European Cup Winter Throwing (U23) Sofia, Bulgaria 2nd Hammer 72.37 m
European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 12th Hammer 69.89 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 24th (q) Hammer 71.27 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 14th (q) Hammer 72.54 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 13th (q) Hammer 74.62 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 17th (q) Hammer 72.31 m
2015 Universiade Gwangju, South Korea 6th Hammer 71.47 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 16th (q) Hammer 71.93 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 5th Hammer 76.86 m NR
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 6th Hammer 77.38 m
2021 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 2nd Hammer throw 81.58 mNR

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