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Sylvi Saimo

Full name: Sylvi Riitta Saimo (Sikiö-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 59-62 kg
Born: November 12, 1914 in Ruskeala, Respublika Kareliya, Russia
Died: March 12, 2004 in Laukaa, Keski-Suomi, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Sylvi Saimo had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1950 K1 500 m, 1st 1950 K2 500 m (with the non-Olympian Greta Grönholm).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 33 London Canoeing Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres Finland FIN 6
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Canoeing Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres Finland FIN 1 Gold OB

Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 33 London Canoeing Finland Final Round 6 2:38.4
1948 Summer 33 London Canoeing Finland Round One Heat One 2 QU 2:41.7
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Canoeing Finland Final Round 1 OB 2:18.4
1952 Summer 37 Helsinki Canoeing Finland Round One Heat One 1 QU/OB 2:20.1
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