Great Olympians

Biographies - LAA


Herbert Laabs

B. 1950-10-24, Calbe (Saale), S-A, Germany, represented East Germany
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint
1972 HP
Men's Kayak Fours 1000 m SF:4th 34
34


Johan Henrik "Juhani" Laakso

B. 1942-04-27, Sysmå, Finland; D. 2014-06-01
Shooting
1968 HP
Free Rifle 11th 96
96


Leo Unto Edvard Laakso

B. 1918-08-21, Heinola, Finland; D. 2002-04-04
Ski Jumping
1948 HP
Men's Individual sixth 960
960


Martti Einari Laakso

B. 1943-12-19, Ilmajoki, Finland
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1968 1972 HP
Men's Featherweight (-63 kg) sixth 1560
Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) 7th
1560


Matti Samuel Laakso

B. 1939-03-23, Ilmajoki, Finland
Wrestling - Greco-Roman
1960 1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Welterweight (-73 kg) sixth 1350
Men's Welterweight (-78 kg) 10th
Men's Middleweight (-82 kg) 9th
1350


(Kaarlo) Olavi Laaksonen

B. 1921-07-26, Turku, Finland; D. 2004-10-27
Football
1952 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Pentti Arvi Laaksonen

B. 1929-01-13, Helsinki, Finland; D. 2005-04-29
Basketball
1952 HP
Men's Team R1:4th 7.25
7.25


Verner Laaksonen

B. 1895-11-07, Orimattila, Finland, then part of Russia; D. 1985-11-10
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Marathon 12th 60
60


Henri Laame

B. 1891-01-31, represented Belgium
Equestrianism - Jumping (1 silver)
1920 1924 1928 HP
Jumping, Team silver 3000
Dressage, Individual 27th 0.05
Dressage, Team 8th 64
3064.05


Jacob Laan

Olympic Competitor nr 3216


Pertti Juhani Laanti

B. 1939-04-24, Turku, Finland
Basketball
1964 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Karl Laas

B. 1908-04-17, Tartu, Estonia, then part of Russia; D. 1967-12-28
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Marathon dnf 0.000000000384
0.000000000384


Kauko Markus Laasonen

B. 1951-01-08, Kesälahti, Finland
Archery
1976 HP
Men's Individual 20th 1.5
1.5


Kyösti Kalevi Laasonen

B. 1945-09-27, Kitee, Finland
Archery (1 bronze)
1972 1976 1980 1984 HP
Men's Individual bronze 15th 7th 28th 4455.0384
4455.0384


Written 2011-12-19 - last modified 2022-07-04

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