Iris Sihvonen

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Iris Sihvonen
Personal information
Born (1940-04-22) April 22, 1940 (age 74)
Liperi
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 54.8 kg (121 lb; 8.63 st)
Sport
Country  Finland
Sport Speed skating

Iris Hellin Sihvonen (married Jokinen, born 22 April 1940 at Liperi, Finland) is a former Finnish speedskater. She represented Finland at the Olympic Winter Games of 1960 in Squaw Valley, Placer County, California and made seven consecutive appearances at the World Allround Speed Skating Championships for Women between 1955 and 1961. She became Finnish champion in 1956 and 1961 and skated at first with Valkeakosken Haka and later with Valkeakosken Koskenpojat.

Personal records[edit]

Personal records
Distance Time Place Date
500 m 48.1 Squaw Valley 20-02-1960
1,000 m 1:37.3 Squaw Valley 22-02-1960
1,500 m 2:29.7 Squaw Valley 21-02-1960
3,000 m 5:35.2 Squaw Valley 23-02-1960
5,000 m 11.55.2 Valkeakoski 05-02-1955
Mini
combination
209.616 Sverdlovsk (Yekatrinburg) 28-02/01-03-1959

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Eng, Trond. All Time International Championships, Complete Results 1889 - 2002. Askim, Norway: WSSSA Skøytenytt, 2002.
  • Eng, Trond. Finland - Suomi: Speedskating as at 2009. Part 1: History/Records/Championships men junior. Askim, Norway: WSSSA Skøytenytt, 2009.
  • Eng, Trond. Finland - Suomi: Speedskating as at 2009. Part 3: Championships ladies/Alltime lists ladies distances. Askim, Norway: WSSSA Skøytenytt, 2009.
  • Teigen, Magne. Komplette resultater, Internasjonale Mesterskap 1889-1989 (in Norwegian). Veggli, Norway: WSSSA Skøytenytt, 1989.

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Awards
Preceded by
Finland Siiri Rantanen
Finnish Sportswoman of the Year
1957
Succeeded by
Finland Siiri Rantanen