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Otto Lasanen

Full name: Otto Abraham Lasanen
Nickname(s): Aapraham, Lasas-Otto
Gender: Male
Height: 5'5" (166 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: April 14, 1891 in Kuopio, Pohjois-Savo, Finland
Died: July 25, 1958 in Asikkala, Päijät-Häme, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

After the 1912 Olympics, where Otto Lasanen won a bronze medal in Greco-Roman featherweight wrestling, he also competed at the 1914 Unofficial European Championships, where he was fourth in the featherweight class. Lasanen never won a Finnish title, but as Finland was an autonomous part of Russian Empire back then, Lasanen won the Russian featherweight title in 1917. He also won the Finnish Workers' Sports Federation Greco-Roman featherweight title in 1920. By profession, Lasanen was a chauffeur.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman Finland FIN 3 Bronze

Men's Featherweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Wrestling Finland FIN Final Round One Match #1 2 1912-07-13 Gerstacker (GER) fall (2:13), Lasanen (FIN)
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Wrestling Finland FIN Final Round Two Match #1 2 1912-07-15 Koskelo (FIN) decision, Lasanen (FIN)
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Wrestling Finland FIN Round Seven Match #2 1 1912-07-13 Lasanen (FIN) fall (50:00), Öberg (SWE)
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Wrestling Finland FIN Round Six Match #3 1 1912-07-13 Lasanen (FIN) fall (3:00), Leivonen (FIN)
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Wrestling Finland FIN Round Five Match #3 AC 1912-07-13 Johansson (SWE) , Lasanen (FIN) DQ (both passivity) (1-00)
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Wrestling Finland FIN Round Four Match #5 1 1912-07-12 Lasanen (FIN) fall (45:00), Larsson (SWE)
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Wrestling Finland FIN Round Three Match #5 1 1912-07-11 Lasanen (FIN) fall (15:00), Gullaksen (NOR)
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two Match #8 1 1912-07-09 Lasanen (FIN) fall (10:00), Persson (SWE)
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Wrestling Finland FIN Round One Match #7 1 1912-07-07 Lasanen (FIN) decision (30:00), Beckman (SWE)