Ove Andersen (athlete)

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Ove Andersen
Ove Andersen 1928.jpg
Andersen at the 1928 Olympics
Personal information
Born 2 August 1899
Kymi, Finland
Died 13 January 1967 (aged 67)
Lahti, Finland
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 69–71 kg (152–157 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 5000 m, 10,000 m, steeplechase
Club Lahden Urheilijat, Lahti
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 5000 m – 15:08.8 (1925)
10,000 m – 31:54.3 (1928)
3000 mS – 9:35.6e (1928)[1][2]

Ove Andersen (2 August 1899 – 13 January 1967) was a Finnish long-distance runner, who won a bronze medal in the 3000 m steeplechase at the 1928 Summer Olympics.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ove Andersen. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Ove Andersen. trackfield.brinkster.net