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Ollie Manninen

Full name: Aulis Olavi "Ollie" Manninen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: January 9, 1917 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 7, 1999 in Gardner, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Boston Athletic Association, Boston (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Ollie Manninen, the son of Finnish émigrés who settled in Massachusetts, ran in the Boston Marathon for the decade after World War II. His best finish was fifth in 1948. He competed for the Boston AA and made stoves in Gardner, Massachusetts.

Personal Best: Mar – 2-39:59 (1948).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 31 London Athletics Men's Marathon United States USA 24

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 31 London Athletics United States Final Standings 24 2-56:49.0
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