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Ilmari Niemeläinen

Full name: Heikki Ilmari Niemeläinen
Nickname(s): Immu
Gender: Male
Born: December 16, 1910 in Jyväskylä, Keski-Suomi, Finland
Died: May 28, 1951 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Diving, Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Finnish diver and later architect Ilmari Niemeläinen took part in the 1936 and the 1948 Olympics at Berlin and London as a diver, but never reached a final in his competitions. He finished 13th from the springboard in 1936, and 14th from the platform. After World War II he came in 19th from the platform. Niemeläinen is one of the few artists who also competed at the Olympics in a sport. As an architect he earned the bronze medal with his work Model for "The Athletic Centre in Kemi" at the London Games in the category Architecture, Designs For Town Planning.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Men's Springboard Finland FIN 13
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Men's Platform Finland FIN 14
1948 Summer 37 London Diving Men's Platform Finland FIN 19
1948 Summer 37 London Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Designs For Town Planning Finland FIN 3 Bronze

Men's Springboard

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS DP SP
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Final Standings 13 116.80
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #1 14T 10.80
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #2 18 9.86
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #3 10T 13.68
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #4 13T 11.20
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #5 12T 10.44
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #6 8T 13.44
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #7 15T 10.08
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #8 14 20.66
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #9 14 34.34
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #10 14 45.54

Men's Platform

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS DP SP
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Final Standings 14 87.60
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #1 18T 6.60
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #2 17T 6.96
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #3 11T 11.88
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #4 10T 12.16
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #5 16 12.76
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #6 5 15.64
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #7 20 10.56
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Diving Finland Dive #8 18T 13.56
1948 Summer 37 London Diving Finland Final Standings 19 87.82
1948 Summer 37 London Diving Finland Final Round 22 45.62
1948 Summer 37 London Diving Finland Preliminary Round 8 42.20

Mixed Architecture, Designs For Town Planning

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 37 London Art Competitions Finland Final Standings 3 Model for "The Athletic Centre in Kemi"
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