Heikki Ikola

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Heikki Ikola
Medal record
Men’s biathlon
Competitor for  Finland
Olympic Games
Silver 1976 Innsbruck 20 km individual
Silver 1976 Innsbruck 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver 1972 Sapporo 4 × 7.5 km relay
World Championships
Gold 1981 Lahti 20 km individual
Gold 1977 Lillehammer 20 km individual
Gold 1975 Antholz-Anterselva 4 × 7.5 km relay
Gold 1975 Antholz-Anterselva 20 km individual
Silver 1979 Ruhpolding 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver 1977 Lillehammer 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver 1974 Minsk 4 × 7.5 km relay

Heikki Ikola (born September 9, 1947 in Jurva) is a former Finnish biathlete. Together with his countryman Juhani Suutarinen he became dominant in the 1970s and the early 1980s. In 1975 he became double world champion in both the 20 km and the relay. He also won the sprint title in 1977 and 1981.

Nowadays Ikola works as a commentator for Finnish channel YLE.

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