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August Eskelinen

Full name: Aku "August" Eskelinen
Nickname(s): Aukusti
Gender: Male
Born: July 16, 1898 in Iisalmi, Pohjois-Savo, Finland
Died: June 10, 1987 in Iisalmi, Pohjois-Savo, Finland
Affiliations: Kaajanin Kuohu
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Military Ski Patrol

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

August Eskelinen was a sergeant with the Finnish 2nd Bicycle Battalion at the time of the 1924 Winter Olympic Games. A month after the Olympics Eskelinen won a silver in the individual military patrol and bronze in the team military patrol at the Finnish Army Championships. He also won silvers in the military patrol individual event in 1926 and 1927 at the Finnish Army Championships. In 1925 Eskelinen won his only Finnish title in the 5x2 km cross country skiing relay.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Winter 25 Chamonix Military Ski Patrol Men's Military Ski Patrol Finland FIN 2 Silver

Men's Military Ski Patrol

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Rank
1924 Winter 25 Chamonix Military Ski Patrol Finland FIN Final Standings 2
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