21 March 1926 (age 92)|
|Height||176 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||68 kg (150 lb)|
He won a gold and a silver medal in the individual Nordic combined event, respectively, and a gold in the 4×10 km cross-country relay in 1952. He placed fourth in the individual 18 km race at both Olympics, losing the bronze medal by seconds, and served as the Finnish flag bearer in 1952.
Hasu won two medals at the 1950 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, with a gold in the Nordic combined and a silver in the 4×10 km relay. He won the Nordic combined event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1953. Hasu became the first Finn to be awarded the Holmenkollen medal in 1952 (shared with Stein Eriksen, Torbjørn Falkanger and Nils Karlsson). He is also the last Holmenkollen medalist to win in more than one nordic skiing discipline. Hasu was selected as the Finnish Sportsperson of the Year in 1948 and 1950.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Heikki Hasu". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 22 January 2011.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Finland". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 August 2010.
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