Onni Pellinen

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Onni Pellinen
Born (1899-02-14)14 February 1899
Hankasalmi, Finland
Died 30 October 1950(1950-10-30) (aged 51)
Istanbul, Turkey
Onni Pellinen
Medal record
Representing  Finland
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1932 Los Angeles Light heavyweight
Bronze medal – third place 1924 Paris Light heavyweight
Bronze medal – third place 1928 Amsterdam Light heavyweight

Onni Pellinen (14 February 1899 – 30 October 1950) was a Finnish wrestler and Olympic medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling.[1]

Olympics[edit]

Pellinen competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris where he won a bronze medal in Greco-Roman wrestling, the light heavyweight class.[2]

He won another bronze medal at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.[3]

At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles he won a silver medal.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Onni Pellinen Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-09-29. 
  2. ^ "1924 Summer Olympics – Paris, France – Wrestling" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 28 August 2008)
  3. ^ "1928 Summer Olympics – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Wrestling" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 28 August 2008)
  4. ^ "1932 Summer Olympics – Los Angeles, United States – Wrestling" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 28 August 2008)