Viljo Heino

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameViljo Akseli•Heino
Used nameViljo•Heino
Born1 March 1914 in Iitti (FIN)
Died15 September 1998 in Tampere (FIN)
Measurements175 cm / 63 kg
AffiliationsKarhulan Katajaiset, Karhula, Kotka (FIN)
NOC Finland


Viljo Heinohad the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1946 European Championships 10000 metres. In the 1946 European Championships 5000 metres he finished fourth.

Personal Bests: 10000 – 29:27.2 (1949); Mar – 2-41:22 (1948).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics FIN Viljo Heino
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) DNF
Marathon, Men (Olympic) 11

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