Väinö Suvivuo

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Other
Full nameVäinö Armas•Suvivuo (Söderström-)
Used nameVäinö•Suvivuo
Born17 January 1917 in Hamina, Kymenlaakso (FIN)
Died2 May 1985 in Lahti, Päijät-Häme (FIN)
Measurements185 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsLahden Urheilijat, Lahti (FIN)
NOC Finland


Väinö Suvivuo had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1946 European Championships 110 metres Hurdles.

Personal Best: 110H – 14.6 (1953).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics FIN Väinö Suvivuo
110 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) 5 h2 r2/3

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1952 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony FIN Väinö Suvivuo

Special Notes