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Viljo Aho

Full name: Viljo Johannes Aho
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 67-70 kg
Born: November 2, 1932 in Pobeda, Leningrad, Russia
Died: February 23, 2013 in Sysmä, Päijät-Häme, Finland
Affiliations: Lahden Ahkera, Lahti (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Boxing

Related Olympians: Brother of Matti Aho.

Biography

Switching between welterweight and light-middleweight during his entire career, Viljo Aho reached the third round as a welterweight at the 1960 Olympics, losing to Spaniard [Andrés Navarro]. Besides his Olympic appearance, Aho won light-middleweight bronze at the 1957 Nordic Championships, was Finnish light-middleweight champion in 1961, won silver at the 1960 and bronze at the 1957 Finnish Championships. His brother [Matti] also competed at the 1960 Olympics, as a light-heavyweight.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Men's Welterweight Finland FIN 9T

Men's Welterweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Finland FIN Round Three Match #2 2 1960-08-31 Navarro (ESP) , Aho (FIN) 0 59 56 57 58 56 286
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Finland FIN Round Two Match #3 1 1960-08-27 Aho (FIN) , Atmani (MAR) 3 59+ 60 58 59 60+ 296 decision
1960 Summer 27 Roma Boxing Finland FIN Round One Match #5 1 1960-08-25 Aho (FIN) bye
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