Javelin impales umpire’s arm


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The 1994 Bislett Games in Oslo became a harrowing chapter in the athletic career of Finnish javelin thrower Juha Laukkanen. Renowned for his exceptional skills, Laukkanen’s throws were marked by shocking incidents, one of which occurred when his javelin impaled senior umpire Håkon Lund’s arm. Despite the shocking turn of events, Lund miraculously escaped serious injury, leaving spectators and the sports community astonished.

This incident wasn’t an isolated case in Laukkanen’s career. On May 23, 1998, at an athletics festival in Riederich, Germany, another javelin throw struck judge Engelbert Perchthaler in the abdomen. Blinded by the sun, Perchthaler reflexively pulled out the javelin, exacerbating internal bleeding. Airlifted to the hospital, he underwent emergency surgery, narrowly escaping life-threatening danger, but now lives with a 25cm scar on his abdomen. These incidents sparked discussions on safety measures in athletic events, raising concerns about the well-being of all participants, including officials.

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Bashar Al-Assad
Bashar Al-Assad
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5 months ago

Damn.

Henry
Henry
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Reply to  Bashar Al-Assad
5 months ago

It should’ve gone to you instead.

Bashar Al-Assad
Bashar Al-Assad
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Reply to  Henry
5 months ago

Oh no it should’ve gone up your ass.

giuseppe
giuseppe
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Reply to  Bashar Al-Assad
4 months ago

hahah you got him bashar als dd you got him gott him good good for you .

Sadistic_Soul
Sadistic_Soul
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Reply to  Bashar Al-Assad
3 months ago

No, go to your penis please

HauseMaster
HauseMaster
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Reply to  Henry
4 months ago

It should of gone up your little whore ass you mean. And change your name to Henry,The Subhuman

ILIKEYOURMAMA😈
ILIKEYOURMAMA😈
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Reply to  Henry
3 months ago

Bro, you’re not edgy, you’re pathetic.

Sadistic_Soul
Sadistic_Soul
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4 months ago

He should have gone for the head lol. I feel so sad for the arm

Craniszit
Craniszit
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4 months ago

I’m sure that guy appreciates every day of his life now after that almost being his last.

kurt cobain
kurt cobain
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4 months ago

very good the and imaculate landing but i hope the umpire is okay

dick splitter
dick splitter
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4 months ago

bro got sniped

Finland will conquer the Neva!
Finland will conquer the Neva!
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4 months ago

Saatanan hyvä osuma, tarkka-ampujaksi vaan sitten!

Mark kairout
Mark kairout
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4 months ago

damn body shot

Mr Box
Mr Box
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4 months ago

Well shit

azamat_strangeguy2000
azamat_strangeguy2000
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4 months ago

HES DEAD RIGHT?

anonymous
anonymous
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4 months ago

got damn

ellinor
ellinor
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3 months ago

norwayyyyy

Sparky Fox
Sparky Fox
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2 months ago

Good throw unlucky landing, maybe if they DIDNT THROW IT INTO A CROWD OF PEOPLE NO ONE WOULD GET HURT, like wtf man

Laurie Naughtin
Laurie Naughtin
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Reply to  Sparky Fox
2 months ago

Haha!

Randy
Randy
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2 months ago

why is there just ONE person who wants to fight for no reason?

Randy
Randy
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Reply to  Randy
2 months ago

*that*

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