Jüri Tamm - eng
Mr Jüri Tamm - Estonian Olympic Committee vice-president
Jüri Tamm is an Estonian sports leader and a former politician and a hammer thrower. He has participated in four Olympic Games and won a bronze medal in 1980 and 1988. He was a silver medal winner in the World Championships in 1987. Jüri Tamm held the world record in hammer throw with 80.46 metres for a brief period in 1980.
Jüri Tamm was elected 3 times into the Parliament of Estonia in 1999 – 2011. Since 2007 he is Honorary Consul of Monaco in Estonia. He was the Vice President of the Estonian Olympic Committee from 2001 until 2008.
Jüri Tamm was the Chairman of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Athletes’ Commission in 2001-2005 and the member of EOC Executive Board. From 2012-2015 he was the Chief of Staff in the Ukrainian National Olympic Committee. Jüri Tamm is a president of the Estonian Olympians Association and one of the founder members of the World Olympians Association. In May 2016 he was elected as the Vice President of the Estonian Olympic Committee and he is responsible for Olympic Movement, international co-operation, Sport for All, Sport as a lifestyle and regional sport. He is a Chief of the European Olympic Committees EU Commission.