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Sauli Rytky

Full name: Sauli Rytky
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: June 6, 1918 in Haapavesi, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland
Died: January 28, 2006 in Haapavesi, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland
Affiliations: Ounasvaaran Hiihtoseura, Rovaniemi (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Sauli Rytky made his first international appearance at the 1938 World Championships, where he was 48th in the 18 km. In 1944 Rytky won his only Finnish Championship at 18 km and in 1945 he won the 18 km race in Boden, Sweden, placing second at 18 km at the Lahti Ski Games. Rytky made his last international appearance at the 1948 Winter Olympics, where he won a silver as a member of the Finnish relay team and was sixth in the 18 km. After his competitive career Rytky worked as a board member of the Finnish Skiing Federation from 1963-68 and worked as a cross-country coach. He was also a civil engineering contractor and farmer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 29 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 18 kilometres Finland FIN 6
1948 Winter 29 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Finland FIN 2 Silver

Men's 18 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1948 Winter 29 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 6 1-18:10 24:05 3 53:33 6

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1948 Winter 29 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 2 40:30 1-56:57 2
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