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Pekka Niemi (1937)
|Men's cross country skiing|
|1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen||18 km|
|1937 Chamonix||50 km|
|1937 Chamonix||4 x 10 km|
|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.
- Pekka Niemi at the International Ski Federation
- Holmenkollen winners since 1892 - click Vinnere for downloadable pdf file (Norwegian)
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