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Veikko Karvonen

Full name: Veikko Leo Karvonen
Nickname(s): Lentävä postimies
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 53-55 kg
Born: January 5, 1926 in Gromovo, Leningrad, Russia
Died: August 1, 2007 in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland
Affiliations: Saarijärven Pullistus, Saarijärvi (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Personal Best: Mar – 2-18:57 (1956).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Men's Marathon Finland FIN 5
1956 Summer 30 Melbourne Athletics Men's Marathon Finland FIN 3 Bronze

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Athletics Finland Final Standings 5 2-26:41.8
1956 Summer 30 Melbourne Athletics Finland Final Standings 3 2-27:47
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