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Medal record

Jaak Uudmäe
Men's Athletics
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold 1980 Moscow Triple Jump

Jaak Uudmäe (born September 3, 1954 in Tallinn) is a retired Estonian triple jumper and a gold medalist at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

In 1979 and 1980 Uudmäe was acknowledged as Estonia's Sportsman of the Year. In 1980 Uudmäe's coach Jaan Jürgenson was nominated as the USSR Coach of the Year and Jaak himself as USSR Master Sportsman of the Year.

His son Jaanus Uudmäe is also a long/triple jumper. [1]




Olympic Games

1980 Olympic Champion 17.35

European Indoor Championships in Athletics

1977 silver at the indoors championship 16.46
1979 bronze at the indoors championship 16.91
1980 silver at the indoors championship 16.51

Estonian championships

1976 Estonian Champion 16.08
1978 Estonian Champion 15.90
1983 Estonian Champion 16.08
1986 Estonian Champion 16.03
1988 Estonian Champion 15.36

Estonian indoors championships

1975 Estonian Indoors Champion 15.72
1977 Estonian Indoors Champion 15.98
1978 Estonian Indoors Champion in long jump 7.29 and in triple jump 15.44
1983 Estonian Indoors Champion 16.60
1985 Estonian Indoors Champion 15.75

Preceded by
Aavo Pikkuus
Estonian Sportsman of the Year
Succeeded by
Jüri Poljans


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