Kalevi Oikarainen

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Kalevi Oikarainen
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Finland
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1968 Grenoble 4 x 10 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1970 Vysoké Tatry 50 km
Silver medal – second place 1966 Oslo 4 x 10 km

Kalevi Oikarainen (born 27 April 1936 in Kuusamo) is a Finnish former cross-country skier who competed during the 1960s. He won a bronze medal in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble and placed 7th in the 30 km event at those same games.

Oikarainen's biggest success was at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, where earned a gold in 50 km in 1970 and a silver in the 4 x 10 km in 1966. He also won the 15 km event at the 1959 Holmenkollen ski festival.

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