Riitta Salin

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Riitta Salin
Personal information
Born (1950-10-16) October 16, 1950 (age 63)
Helsinki, Finland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
Sport Sprint
Club Viipurin Urheilijat, Helsinki

Riitta Liisa Salin (née Hagman, born 16 October 1950[1]) is a retired Finnish sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres.

She won the gold medal in 1974 European Athletics Championships with a new world record time 50.14, which remains the Finnish record. At the 1976 Summer Olympics Salin finished seventh.[1]

Riitta Salin is the sister of former ice hockey player Matti Hagman.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sports-Reference Retrieved 8 July, 2013.