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Toimi Alatalo

Full name: Toimi Johannes Alatalo
Nickname(s): Tommi
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 66-68 kg
Born: April 4, 1929 in Savitaipale, Etelä-Karjala, Finland
Died: April 28, 2014 in Savitaipale, Etelä-Karjala, Finland
Affiliations: Savitaipaleen Urheilijat, Savitaipale (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Toimi Alatalo won three Finnish Championships during his sporting career, in 1956 and 1959 in the 15 km and in 1958 in the relay. In 1959 he also won the 15 km at the Lahti Ski Games and in 1958-59 he won the 15 km at Ounasvaara. Alatalo made his only international appearance at the 1960 Winter Olympics, where he won gold in the relay, was seventh in 30 km and 23rd in 15 km. By profession Alatalo was a police constable.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 30 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres Finland FIN 23
1960 Winter 30 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Men's 30 kilometres Finland FIN 7
1960 Winter 30 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Finland FIN 1 Gold

Men's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1960 Winter 30 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 23 54:52.7 17:00 5 37:21 20

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1960 Winter 30 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 7 1-54:06.5 37:12 5 1-16:07 8

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1960 Winter 30 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 1 35:03.0 35:03.0 2
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