|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||2 December 1909 in Valkeala, Kouvola (FIN)|
|Died||23 November 1975 in Kuusankoski, Kouvola (FIN)|
|Measurements||174 cm / 65 kg|
|Affiliations||Kymintehtaan Urheiluseura, (FIN)|
Arvo Askola had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1936 Olympics 10000 metres; 2nd in the 1934 European Championships 10000 metres.
Personal Best: 10000 – 30:15.6 (1936).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1936 Summer Olympics||Athletics||FIN||Arvo Askola|
|10,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||2||Silver|