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Olavi Talja

Full name: Olavi Anselmi Talja
Nickname(s): Olli
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: March 20, 1925 in Lesogorsky, Leningrad, Russia
Died: December 17, 1994 in Lahti, Päijät-Häme, Finland
Affiliations: Lahden Urheilijat, Lahti (FIN) / Enson Kisailijat, Imatra (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Personal Bests: 400 – 49.5 (1948); 800 – 1:52.6 (1950).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 400 metres Finland FIN 4 h8 r1/4
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Finland FIN 4
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Men's 800 metres Finland FIN 4 h2 r1/3

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Finland Round One Heat Eight 4 50.4

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Finland Round One Heat Two 4 1:52.9

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) ATM T(A 1/10)
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Finland FIN Final 4 3:24.8 at 14.45
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Finland FIN Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:20.6 3:20.7
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