Rauno Miettinen

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Rauno Miettinen
Medal record
Men's nordic combined
Olympic Games
Silver 1972 Sapporo Individual
World Championships
Silver 1978 Lahti Individual
Silver 1982 Oslo 3 x 10 km team
Silver 1984 Rovaniemi 3 x 10 km team

Rauno Miettinen (born May 25, 1949 in Kuopio) is a former Finnish Nordic combined skier. He earned a silver in the individual event at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo.

Miettinen also won three Nordic combined silver medals in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (Individual: 1978, 3 x 10 km team: 1982 (tied with Norway), 1984).

His biggest success as a Nordic combined athlete was at the Holmenkollen ski festival, where he won the event five times (1969, 1971-1973, 1978). Miettinen is one of only four people to win the Holmenkollen Nordic combined five times (the others being Lauritz Bergendahl, Johan Grøttumsbråten, and Bjarte Engen Vik).

Miettinen was awarded the Holmenkollen medal in 1972 (shared with Magne Myrmo).

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