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Ole Mannonen

Full name: Olavi Aleksanteri "Ole" Mannonen
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (182 cm)
Weight: 72-74 kg
Born: March 7, 1930 in Vyborg, Leningrad, Russia
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Medals: 1 Silver, 2 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Olavi Mannonen, one of the best Finnish modern pentathletes in the 1950s, won his first Olympic medal in 1952 in the team event while placing fifth in the individual event. Four years later, Mannonen won silver in the individual event another bronze in the team event. At the World Championships, Mannonen was not as successful, winning only an individual silver in 1955. Domestically, Mannonen was Finnish champion in 1953 and 1956, taking silver in 1952, 1955 and 1960. He was also selected as the best Finnish modern pentathlete of the year four times (1952-53, 1955-56). By profession, Mannonen was a policeman working with the Helsinki mounted police beginning in 1952. From 1971 until his retirement in 1990, he was chief of the Helsinki mounted police.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Finland FIN 5
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Men's Team Finland FIN 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Finland FIN 2 Silver
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Men's Team Finland FIN 3 Bronze

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS T W T TH TP OP S
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Final Standings 5 62
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Riding 2 100 9:24.0
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Fencing 37 19 3
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Shooting 10 184 20
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Swimming 9 4:29.0
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Running 4 14:44.7
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland Final Standings 2 4,774.5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland Riding 5 997.5 10:01 997.5 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland Fencing 8T 815.0 21
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland Shooting 5T 880.0 189
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland Swimming 15 920.0 4:16.4
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland Running 7 1,162.0 14:06.9

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TO AIO IO TP AIP IP
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Final Standings 3 213 60
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Riding 4 38 2
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Fencing 10 90 35
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Shooting 1 30 10
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Swimming 1 27 9
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Running 1 28 4
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Final Standings 3 13,185.5 4,774.5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Riding 2 2,512.5 997.5
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Fencing 4T 2,008.0 815.0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Shooting 4 2,520.0 880.0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Swimming 3 2,755.0 920.0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Running 3 3,390.0 1,162.0