Patrik Bodén

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Patrik Bodén
Personal information
Full nameLars Patrik Bodén
Born30 June 1967 (1967-06-30) (age 52)
Värmland, Sweden
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight107 kg (236 lb)
CountryFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Javelin throw
Achievements and titles
Regional finals
Personal best(s) NR 89.10 m (1990)

Lars Patrik Bodén (born 30 June 1967) is a retired Swedish track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw. He holds the Swedish national record at 89.10 m, which he set on 24 March 1990. He briefly held the world record with this throw until Steve Backley set a new record later the same year.


Seasonal bests by year


Representing Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1986 World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 8th 69.62 m
1990 European Championships Split, FR Yugoslavia 3rd 82.66 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 8th78.58 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 16th77.70 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 8th78.00 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 81.34 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 15th77.62 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 12th80.66 m
IAAF Grand Prix Final Fukuoka, Japan 3rd86.52 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 12th 79.73 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 24th75.66 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 23rd78.06 m

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