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Veikko Karvonen

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameVeikko Leo•Karvonen
Used nameVeikko•Karvonen
Nick/petnamesLentävä postimies
Born5 January 1926 in Gromovo, Leningrad (RUS)
Died1 August 2007 in Turku (FIN)
Measurements165 cm / 53-55 kg
AffiliationsSaarijärven Pullistus, Saarijärvi (FIN)
NOC(s) Finland

Biography

Personal Best: Mar – 2-18:57 (1956).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics Marathon, Men Olympic 5 FIN Veikko Karvonen
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics Marathon, Men Olympic 3 Bronze FIN Veikko Karvonen

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