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Olavi Rokka

Full name: Olavi Antero Rokka
Nickname(s): Olli
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (172 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: August 9, 1925 in Vyborg, Leningrad, Russia
Died: December 21, 2011 in Hyvinkää, Uusimaa, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

At the 1952 Olympics, Olavi Rokka was 13th in the individual event and won a bronze in the team event. Two years later, at the 1954 World Championships, he finished 14th in the individual event and was fourth in the team event. Domestically, Rokka never won a Finnish title, earning three bronzes in modern pentathlon at the Finnish Championships (1952, 1953, 1957). He also won two individual épée silvers at the Finnish Championships (1952, 1955) and represented Finland at the 1957 Fencing World Championships. By profession, Rokka was a lawyer and from 1970 until his retirement in 1990 he worked as a civil judge with the Hyvinkää magistrate.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Finland FIN 13
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki 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
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Final Standings 13 95
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Riding 26 92 9:54.2
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Fencing 19 24 10
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Shooting 19 181 20
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Swimming 11 4:31.8
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Running 20 15:53.8

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TO AIO IO
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Final Standings 3 213 92
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Riding 4 38 25
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Fencing 10 90 19
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Shooting 1 30 19
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Swimming 1 27 10
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Running 1 28 19