Kaarlo Tuominen

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Kaarlo Tuominen
Alfred Dompert, Volmari Iso-Hollo, Kaarlo Tuominen 1936c.jpg
Tuominen (right) at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Born 9 February 1908
Somerniemi, Finland
Died 20 October 2006 (aged 98)
Lieto, Finland
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 1500 m, 5000 m, steeplechase,
Club Helsingin Poliisi-Voimailijat, Helsinki
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 1500 m – 3:58.1 (1933)
5000 m – 15:09.2 (1930)
3000 mS – 9:06.8 (1936)[1][2]

Kaarlo Jalmari Tuominen (9 February 1908 – 20 October 2006) was a Finnish runner. He had his best achievements in the 3000 m steeplechase, winning a silver medal at the 1936 Olympics and placing fourth at the 1938 European Championships. He worked as a police officer in Helsinki.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kaarlo Tuominen. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Kaarlo Tuominen. trackfield.brinkster.net