Mirja Hietamies

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Mirja Hietamies
Medal record
Women's cross country skiing
Competitor for  Finland
Olympic Games
Gold 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 3 x 5 km
Silver 1952 Oslo 10 km
World Championships
Silver 1954 Falun 3 x 5 km
Bronze 1954 Falun 10 km

Mirja Kyllikki Hietamies-Eteläpää (7 January 1931 – 14 March 2013)[1] was a cross country skier from Finland who competed during the 1950s. She was born in Lemi, South Karelia.

She won a gold medal in the 3 x 5 km at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo and a silver medal in the 10 km at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo.

Hietamies also won two medals at the 1954 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a silver in the 3 x 5 km relay and a bronze in the 10 km.


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