Tapio Mäkelä

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Tapio Mäkelä
Medal record
Olympic Games
Men's cross-country skiing
Gold medal – first place 1952 Oslo 4 x 10 km
Silver medal – second place 1952 Oslo 18 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1954 Falun 4 x 10 km

Tapio Valfrid Mäkelä (12 October 1926 – 12 May 2016)[1] was a Finnish cross-country skier who competed in the 1950s.

He won the 4 x 10 km gold and the 18 km silver at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo.

Mäkelä also won a gold in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1954 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Viestihiihdon olympiavoittaja Tapio Mäkelä kuoli 89-vuotiaana". Savon Sanomat (in Finnish). 15 May 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 

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