Olympian discus thrower most remembered for winning the gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He later won a bronze medal in 2012 in London.
He made his first appearance at the 2004 Olympic games, but failed to place or make an impact.
In 2011, he won the silver at the World Championships.
He was born in Tallinn, Estonia.
He and fellow Olympian, Rebecca Adlington, both won gold medals during the 2008 games in Beijing.