|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||4 December 1893 in Artjärvi (FIN)|
|Died||24 January 1973|
|Measurements||172 cm / 60 kg|
|Affiliations||Viipurin Reipas, Vyborg (RUS)|
Ilmari Vesamaa competed in the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics in four different events. He finished the cross-country run ranked 14th individually and was a non-scoring member of the Finnish team, but he failed to qualify for the final of the 5K and steeplechase. Nationally he won Finnish titles in the 5×2,000 metre relay and the team cross-country event. Vesamaa also competed as a race walker, winning the 1922 Finnish title at 10K. He also set Finnish race walking records for the 3,000 and 5,000 metres.
Personal Bests: 5000 – 15:32.0 (1921); 3000S – 10:31.5e (1920).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1920 Summer Olympics||Athletics||FIN||Ilmari Vesamaa|
|5,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||5 h4 r1/2|
|3,000 metres Steeplechase, Men (Olympic)||4 h3 r1/2|
|Cross-Country, Individual, Men (Olympic)||14|
|Cross-Country, Team, Men (Olympic)||Finland||1||Gold|