Kaarlo Koskelo

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Kaarlo Koskelo at the 1912 Olympics
Personal information
Born 12 April 1888
Kotka, Finland
Died 21 December 1953 (aged 65)
Astoria, Oregon, United States
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 60–68 kg
Sport
Sport Greco-Roman wrestling
Club Kotkan Riento, Kotka

Kaarlo Anton "Kalle" Koskelo (12 April 1888 – 21 December 1953) was a Finnish wrestler who won the gold medal in the featherweight event at the 1912 Olympics. He then fought in World War I and Finnish Civil War, and in 1919 immigrated to the United States. He settled in Astoria, Oregon, where he became a prominent local businessman.[1]

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  1. ^ "Kaarlo Koskelo Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-16. 

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