Olavi Svanberg

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Olavi Svanberg
Medal record
Competitor for  Finland
Men's ski orienteering
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1975 Hyvinkää Individual
Gold medal – first place 1975 Hyvinkää Relay
Gold medal – first place 1982 Aigen Individual
Silver medal – second place 1980 Avesta Relay
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Aigen Relay

Olavi Svanberg (December 10, 1941, Sysmä, Finland – August 25, 2002, Lake Ladoga, Russia) was a Finnish ski-orienteering competitor and world champion.[1] He received an individual gold medal at the first World Ski Orienteering Championships in Hyvinkää in 1975, and also won the first gold medal in the relay event with the Finnish team (Pekka Pökälä, Heimo Taskinen, Jorma Karvonen and Olavi Svanberg).[2] He was again world champion in 1982 in Aigen.

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  1. ^ "Olavi Svanberg katosi Laatokalla" (in Finnish). Kaleva. 2002-08-27. Retrieved 27 October 2011. 
  2. ^ World Ski Orienteering ChampionshipsInternational Orienteering Federation (Retrieved on 27 October 2008)