Kauko Hänninen

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Olympic medal record
Men's Rowing
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Melbourne coxed fours

Kauko Antero Hänninen (January 28, 1930 – August 26, 2013) was a Finnish rower who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics, in the 1960 Summer Olympics, in the 1964 Summer Olympics, and in the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1]

He was born in Kinnula.

In 1956 he was a crew member of the Finnish boat which won the bronze medal in the coxed fours event. He was also part of the Finnish boat which was eliminated in the repechage of the coxless fours competition.

Four years later he was eliminated with the Finnish boat in the semi-finals of the coxed fours event.

At the 1964 Games he was a member of the Finnish boat which was eliminated in the repechage of the coxless fours competition.

His last Olympic appearance was in 1968 when he and his partner Pekka Sylvander were eliminated in the repechage of the coxless pairs event.

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