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Lauri Vilkko

Full name: Lauri Tapani Vilkko
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 62-63 kg
Born: August 13, 1925 in Rautjärvi, Etelä-Karjala, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Besides his Olympic bronze medal, Lauri Vikko won silvers in the individual and team events at the 1949 and 1951 World Championships and team silver and individual bronze at the 1950 World Championships. Vilkko was also Finnish champion in 1951-52 and took silver at the 1949 Finnish Championships. He was also named as the best Finnish modern pentathlete of the year four times in a row (1948-51). By profession Vilkko was a soldier, retiring from the force in 1985 with the rank of Colonel.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 22 London Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Finland FIN 4
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Finland FIN 7
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Men's Team Finland FIN 3 Bronze

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS T TP OP W TH T
1948 Summer 22 London Modern Pentathlon Finland Final Standings 4 64
1948 Summer 22 London Modern Pentathlon Finland Riding 17 92.0 9:55.2 0.0 8.0
1948 Summer 22 London Modern Pentathlon Finland Fencing 38T 13
1948 Summer 22 London Modern Pentathlon Finland Shooting 4 190 20
1948 Summer 22 London Modern Pentathlon Finland Swimming 3 4:24.0
1948 Summer 22 London Modern Pentathlon Finland Running 2 14:21.9
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Final Standings 7 63
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Riding 11 100 10:08.1
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Fencing 38 18 10
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Shooting 1 196 20
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Swimming 8 4:27.6
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland Running 5 14:45.9

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TO AIO IO
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Final Standings 3 213 61
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Riding 4 38 11
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Fencing 10 90 36
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Shooting 1 30 1
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Swimming 1 27 8
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Modern Pentathlon Finland FIN Running 1 28 5
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