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Pertti Teurajärvi

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePertti Benjam•Teurajärvi
Used namePertti•Teurajärvi
Nick/petnamesTeura, Ylläksen ahma
Born20 February 1951 in Kolari (FIN)
Measurements174 cm / 71 kg
AffiliationsYlläksen Hiihtäjät/Kolarin NS:n Urheilijat
NOC Finland

Biography

Pertti Teurajärvi won all of his international championship medals in the relay. He won a bronze at the 1971 World Junior Championships, gold at the 1976 Winter Olympics, silver at the 1978 World championships, and bronze at the 1980 Winter Olympics. His best individual place at those championships was 12th in the 15 km at the 1978 World Championships. Domestically Teurajärvi won one gold, eleven silvers, and five bronzes at the Finnish Championships.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) FIN Pertti Teurajärvi
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 14
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 27
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Finland 1 Gold
1980 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) FIN Pertti Teurajärvi
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 20
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 18
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Finland 3 Bronze

Olympic family relations

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