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Eero Tapio

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameEero Johannes•Tapio
Used nameEero•Tapio
Nick/petnamesErkka
Born3 March 1941 in Muhos (FIN)
Measurements170 cm / 70-78 kg
AffiliationsHaukiputaan Heitto, Haukipudas (FIN)
NOC Finland

Biography

Eero Tapio had the following finishes at major championships – 1967 World Championship: 70.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1969 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1965 World Championship: 70.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1969 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1967 European Championship: 70.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1966 European Championship: 70.0 kg. Greco-Roman (5th).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Wrestling FIN Eero Tapio
Lightweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 6
1968 Summer Olympics Wrestling FIN Eero Tapio
Lightweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 5
1972 Summer Olympics Wrestling FIN Eero Tapio
Welterweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) AC