August Kiuru

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August Kiuru
Medal record
Men's cross country skiing
Competitor for  Finland
Olympic Games
Silver 1948 St. Moritz 4 x 10 km
Silver 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 4 x 10 km
World Championships
Gold 1954 Falun 4 x 10 km
Silver 1950 Lake Placid 4 x 10 km
Bronze 1954 Falun 15 km

August Kiuru (July 12, 1922 – February 23, 2009[1]) was a Finnish cross-country skier who competed in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He won two silver medals in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1948 Winter Olympics and the 1956 Winter Olympics. He was born in Gromovo, Russia.

Kiuru also won three medals in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in the 4 x 10 km (1954), a silver in the 4 x 10 km (1950) and a bronze in the 15 km (1954).

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  1. ^ Uusi Suomi: Mestarihiihtäjä August Kiuru kuoli