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Ole Wackström

Full name: Ole Rafael Wackström
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 75-77 kg
Born: September 20, 1932 in Porvoon maalaiskunta, Porvoo, Itä-Uusimaa, Finland
Died: April 8, 2015 in Porvoo, Itä-Uusimaa, Finland
Affiliations: Porvoon Akilles, Porvoo (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Cycling

Related Olympians: Father of Patrick Wackström; Father of Sixten Wackström.

Biography

Ole Wackström was a top road racer in Finland, but also competed in track pursuit at the national level. He was Finnish Champion on the road in 1957, but won the Finnish title in the road individual time trial in 1957-58, 1960-1, 1965, 1967-68, and 1970. He also won Finnish titles in individual pursuit in 1960, 1966-67, and 1969. Wackström competed at the Peace Race in 1966, placing 74th overall, with a second place on the 15th stage.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 36 Ciudad de México Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Finland FIN 57
1968 Summer 36 Ciudad de México Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial Finland FIN 19
1968 Summer 36 Ciudad de México Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres Finland FIN 16 QR
1972 Summer 39 München Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Finland FIN AC DNF
1972 Summer 39 München Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial Finland FIN 19

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T M
1968 Summer 36 Ciudad de México Cycling Finland Final Standings 57 5-05:18.55 at 23:53.31
1972 Summer 39 München Cycling Finland Final Standings AC DNF

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 36 Ciudad de México Cycling Finland FIN Final Standings 19 2-20:55.47
1972 Summer 39 München Cycling Finland FIN Final Standings 19 2-18:25.2

Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 36 Ciudad de México Cycling Finland Qualifying Round 16 4:50.76
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