Full name: Klaus Uuno Suomela (Lindholm-)
Born: November 10, 1888 in Porvoo, ItÃ¤-Uusimaa, Finland
Died: April 4, 1962 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Sport: Gymnastics, Art Competitions
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Klaus Suomela was an influentual professor at the University of Helsinki, where he was the head teacher for dramatic arts. Suomela was Junior lecturer at the University of Helsinki from 1918-31, an educational gymnastics teacher from 1915-29, and finally in 1931-55 was the head Finnish teacher of acting. He later became Assistant Headteacher from 1946-55, served as Deputy Director at the University in the Gymnastics Department in 1946-55, and was its Director from 1951-53.
Suomela worked as a writer, gymnastics and sport teacher, Doctor of Philosophy, and sports journalist. In 1912 he won a gymnastics silver medal in the team, free system event. He also competed in the 1924 Olympic Arts Competitions with his work Milon in the category Literature. His sons PÃ¤ivÃ¶ and Launo became authors as well.
|1912 Summer||23||Stockholm||Gymnastics||Men's Team All-Around, Free System||Finland||FIN||2||Silver|
|1924 Summer||35||Paris||Art Competitions||Mixed Literature||Finland||FIN||AC|
|1924 Summer||35||Paris||Art Competitions||Finland||Final Standings||AC||Milon|
|1912 Summer||23||Stockholm||Gymnastics||Finland||FIN||Final Standings||2||21.85|