Arvo Askola

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Arvo Askola
Arvo Askola 1936.jpg
Askola at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Full name Arvo Askola
Nationality  Finland
Born (1909-12-02)2 December 1909
Valkeala, Finland
Died 23 November 1975(1975-11-23) (aged 65)
Kuusankoski, Finland
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) Steeplechase, 5000 m, 10000 m
Club Kymintehtaan Urheiluseura
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 3000 mS – 9:34.1 (1933)
5000 m – 14:30.0 (1937)
10000 m – 30:15.6 (1936)[1]

Arvo Askola (2 December 1909, Valkeala – 23 November 1975) was a Finnish long-distance runner. He won silver medals in the 10,000 m event at the 1936 Olympics and 1934 European Championships.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arvo Askola. trackfield.brinkster.net
  2. ^ Arvo Askola. sports-reference

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