Pekka Niemi

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Pekka Niemi
Pekka Niemi Chamonix 1937.jpg
Pekka Niemi (1937)
Medal record
Men's cross country skiing
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 18 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1937 Chamonix 50 km
Silver medal – second place 1937 Chamonix 4 x 10 km
Bronze medal – third place 1937 Chamonix 18 km

Pekka Niemi (November 15, 1909 - December 21, 1993) was a Finnish cross-country skier who competed in the 1930s. He won a bronze medal in the 18 km event at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Niemi's biggest success as a cross-country skier was at the 1937 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, where he won a complete set of medals (gold: 50 km, silver: 4 x 10 km, bronze: 18 km). He also won the 50 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1938.

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