Leo-Pekka Tähti

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Leo-Pekka Tähti
Leo Pekka Tahti - 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships.jpg
Tähti at the 2013 IPC World Games in Lyon.
Personal information
Born (1983-06-22) 22 June 1983 (age 34)
Pori, Finland
Country  Finland
Sport Track and field
Disability class T54
Event(s) sprints
Club Porin Tarmo: Finland
Team Finland
Coached by Juha Flinck (national)
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finals 2012 London

Leo-Pekka Tähti (born 22 June 1983 in Pori, Finland) is an athlete and Paralympian from Finland competing mainly in category T54 sprint events.

He won the gold medal in the 100m and 200m events at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. He also competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China, winning a gold medal in the men's 100 metres – T54 event and a bronze medal in the men's 200 metres – T54 event. In the 2012 Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, he won the gold medal in the 100 metre T54 event after recording a new world record 13.63 in the qualifying round