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Matti Aho

Full name: Matti Olavi Aho
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 80-85 kg
Born: May 29, 1934 in Pobeda, Leningrad, Russia
Died: February 23, 1984 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Affiliations: Helsingin Poliisi-Voimailijat, Helsinki (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Boxing

Related Olympians: Brother of Viljo Aho.

Biography

Competing in light-heavyweight and heavyweight during his career, Matti Aho reached the second round as a light-heavyweight at the 1960 Olympics, losing to Bulgarian [Petar Spasov]. Besides his Olympic appearance, Aho won heavyweight bronze at the 1961 Nordic Championships and was a five-time Finnish champion – in 1956, 1958 and 1960 in light-heavyweight and 1957 and 1961 as a heavyweight. He also won light-heavyweight bronze at the 1955 Finnish Championships. His brother [Viljo] also competed at the 1960 Olympics, as a welterweight.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 26 Roma Boxing Men's Light-Heavyweight Finland FIN 9T

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1960 Summer 26 Roma Boxing Finland FIN Round Two Match #8 2 1960-08-30 Spasov (BUL) , Aho (FIN) 0 57 57 56 57 55 282
1960 Summer 26 Roma Boxing Finland FIN Round One Match #16 1 1960-08-26 Aho (FIN) , McCoy (IRL) 4 59 59 58 59 60 295 decision
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