|Born||1 November 1903
Pihlaja, Virolahti, Finland
|Died||15 October 1957 (aged 53)
|Height||179 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
Väinö Liikkanen (1 November 1903 – 15 October 1957) was a Finnish cross-country skier who competed in the 1932 Winter Olympics. He won a silver medal in the 50 km and finished ninth in the 18 km event. He also won two medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in the 4×10 km relay in 1935 and a bronze in the 18 km in 1933; in 1933 he also placed fourth over 50 km, despite winning the 50 km race at the national championships. He was a forester by profession.
- Väinö Liikkanen. sports-reference.com
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