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Antti Sivonen

Full name: Antti Johannes Sivonen
Gender: Male
Height: 5'5" (164 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: September 14, 1928 in Ilomantsi, Pohjois-Karjala, Finland
Died: December 22, 2013 in Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Affiliations: Tampereen Poliisi-Urheilijat, Tampere (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Biography

The high point of Antti Sivonen’s career was probably being selected to the Finnish 1956 Olympic team where he finished 8th over 50 km at those Olympics. His other notable placements during his career were winning the 3x10 km relay silver at the Finnish Championships in 1956, finishing second over 15 km in 1953 and third over 50 km in 1957 at the Lahti Ski Games, and placing second over 30 km at the 1956 Swedish Ski Games in Falun. By profession, Sivonen was a policeman, working as a detective in Tampere.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 27 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Finland FIN 8

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R
1956 Winter 27 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 8 3-04:16 34:54 8 1-11:12 9 1-28:49 8 1-52:43 8 2-24:30 8