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Helge Perälä

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHelge Anton•Perälä
Used nameHelge•Perälä
Born3 June 1915 in Vehkalahti, Hamina (FIN)
Died13 February 2010 in Tampere (FIN)
Measurements175 cm / 62 kg
AffiliationsKymintehtaan Urheiluseura, (FIN)
NOC(s) Finland


Helge Perälä had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1946 European Championships 10000 metres.

Personal Best: 5000 – 14:25.6 (1947).


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics 5,000 metres, Men Olympic 11 Representing Finland    

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