Jorma Kortelainen

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Olympic medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Finland
Silver medal – second place 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 4x10 km

Jorma Aksel Kortelainen (17 December 1932 – 27 December 2012) was a Finnish cross-country skier and rower who competed in the 1950s.

Kortelainen was born in Pyhäselkä. He won a silver medal at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo in the 4 x 10 km relay. He was also a successful rower who took part at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.[1]

Kortelainen died in Jyväskylä, at the age of 80, as a result of sepsis while being treated at the local hospital.[2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jorma Kortelainen". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Maastohiihto – Hiihtoliitto". (in Finnish). Retrieved 26 February 2018.

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