Pertti Teurajärvi

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Pertti Teurajärvi
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Innsbruck 4 x 10 km
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Lake Placid 4 x 10 km
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1978 Lahti 4 x 10 km

Pertti Teurajärvi (born 20 February 1951 in Kolari) is a Finnish former cross-country skier who competed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He won two medals in the 4 x 10 km at the Winter Olympics with a gold in 1976 and a bronze in 1980.

Teurajärvi also won a silver medal in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1978 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti. His best individual event was 4th in a World Cup event in 1982 in West Germany.

Doping ban[edit]

Teurajärvi tested positive for prolintane at the 1982 Finnish Skiing Championships and was subsequently handed an one-year ban from sport for the anti-doping rule violation.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Siukonen Markku & Ahola Matti, Urheilun vuosikirja 4: 1981-82, Oy Scandia Kirjat Ab, 1982, p. 116
  2. ^ En lång följetong, hbi.fi, 25 August 2008

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