Kaarlo Maaninka

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Kaarlo Maaninka
Olympic Games 1980 - 5000 m race.jpg
Olympic Games 1980 - 5000 m: Suleiman Nyambui (649), Miruts Yifter (191), Kaarlo Maaninka (208)
Personal information
Born 25 December 1953

Kaarlo Hannes Maaninka (born 25 December 1953 in Posio) is a former Finnish long distance runner who won a silver medal in the 10,000 metres and a bronze medal in the 5,000 metres at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.[1] He later admitted that he had used blood transfusions at the 1980 Olympics, though this was not against the rules at that time.[2]

Records[edit]

  • 1 500 m: 3.46,80 (1980)
  • 3 000 m: 7.58,0 (1978)
  • 5 000 m: 13.22,00 (1980)
  • 10 000 m: 27.44,28 (1980)
  • Marathon: 2.19,28 (1978)

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