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Nestori Toivonen

Full name: Nestor Kallenpoika "Nestori" Toivonen
Gender: Male
Born: March 25, 1865 in Kuorevesi, Jämsä, Keski-Suomi, Finland
Died: April 6, 1927 in Gromovo, Leningrad, Russia
Affiliations: HKV, Helsinki (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Shooting

Medals: 1 Silver, 3 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

Nestori Toivonen took part in two Olympics, winning one silver and three medals. He was the first Finn to win a shooting medal in an individual event and became an honorary member of his club Helsingin Kisa-Veikkoja. Toivonen founded the radium-hydro sanatorium Viiksanlahden at the shore of Lake Suvanto in the former Finnish town of Sakkola. The town has been part of Russia since 1944 under the name of Gromovo. Toivonen bequeathed the sanatorium to the Finnish Gymnastic and Sports Association – SVUL.

Results

Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1920 Summer 55 Antwerpen Shooting Finland FIN Final Standings 11 2,052

Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit SP KP
1912 Summer 47 Stockholm Shooting Finland FIN Final Standings [207] [252]

Men's Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1920 Summer 55 Antwerpen Shooting Finland FIN Final Standings 7 235 40

Men's Running Target, Single Shot

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS SO
1912 Summer 47 Stockholm Shooting Finland FIN Final Standings 41 11

Men's Running Target, Single Shot, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1912 Summer 47 Stockholm Shooting Finland FIN Final Standings 3 123 38
1920 Summer 55 Antwerpen Shooting Finland FIN Final Standings 2 159 36

Men's Running Target, Double Shot, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1920 Summer 55 Antwerpen Shooting Finland FIN Final Standings 3 285 57
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