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Lasse Virtanen

Full name: Lauri Johannes "Lasse" Virtanen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: August 3, 1904 in Uskela, Salo, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland
Died: February 9, 1982 in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland
Affiliations: Turun Riento, Turku (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Brother of Eino Virtanen.

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Lauri "Lasse" Virtanen had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1932 Olympics 5000 metres, 3rd in the 1932 Olympics 10000 metres. In the 1934 European Championships 5000 metres he finished fourth.

Personal Bests: 5000 – 14:36.8 (1932); 10000 – 30:30.7 (1933); Mar – 2-48:53 (1935).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Finland FIN 3 Bronze
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 10,000 metres Finland FIN 3 Bronze
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Marathon Finland FIN AC DNF

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final 3 14:44.0
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Round One Heat One 4 QU 15:06.4

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Standings 3 30:35.0

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1932 Summer 27 Los Angeles Athletics Finland Final Standings AC DNF
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