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Kurt Wires

Full name: Kurt Oskar Wires (Virtanen-)
Nickname(s): Kurre
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: April 28, 1919 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Died: February 22, 1992 in Espoo, Uusimaa, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver (3 Total)

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 29 London Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 10,000 metres Finland FIN 2 Silver
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres Finland FIN 1 Gold OB
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres Finland FIN 1 Gold

Men's Kayak Singles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 29 London Canoeing Finland Final Standings 2 51:18.2

Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Canoeing Finland FIN Yrjö Hietanen Final Round 1952-07-28 3:51.1
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Canoeing Finland FIN Yrjö Hietanen Round One Heat One 1952-07-28 3:53.0

Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Canoeing Finland FIN Yrjö Hietanen Final Standings 1952-07-27 44:21.3
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