Eino Purje

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Eino Purje
Eino Purje c1930.jpg
Eino Purje c. 1930
Personal information
Born 21 February 1900
Kymi, Finland
Died 2 September 1984 (aged 84)
Tervo, Finland
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 66–68 kg
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 800–5000 m
Club HT, Helsinki
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 800 m – 1:55.2 (1927)
1500 m – 3:53.1 (1928)
5000 m – 14:39.3 (1928)[1][2]

Eino Alfred Purje (21 February 1900 – 2 September 1984) was a middle-distance runner from Finland, who won the bronze medal in the 1500 metres at the 1928 Summer Olympics. He also reached the finals of the 5000 m race in 1928 and 1500 m event in 1932.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Eino Purje. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Eino Purje. trackfield.brinkster.net