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Arvo Askola

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameArvo•Askola
Used nameArvo•Askola
Born2 December 1909 in Valkeala, Kouvola (FIN)
Died23 November 1975 in Kuusankoski, Kouvola (FIN)
Measurements174 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsKymintehtaan Urheiluseura, (FIN)
NOC Finland


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

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