Einari Teräsvirta

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Einari Teräsvirta
Medal record
Men’s Gymnastic
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 London Team
Bronze medal – third place 1932 Los Angeles Horizontal bar
Bronze medal – third place 1932 Los Angeles Team
Bronze medal – third place 1936 Berlin Team

Einari Teräsvirta (born December 7, 1914, died November 23, 1995[1]) was a Finnish gymnast, Olympic Champion and well-known architect (graduated 1939, Helsinki).

He is buried in the Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki.[2]


He competed at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles where he received a bronze medal in horizontal bar, and a bronze medal in the team competition. He competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London where he received a gold medal in team combined exercises.[3]