Anton Collin

Anton Johannes Collin (12 October 1891 – 31 May 1973) was a Finnish cross country skier and road cyclist. He won the 50 km event at the 1922 Holmenkollen ski festival, becoming the first non-Norwegian to win at Holmenkollen. At the 1924 Winter Olympics he placed 16th over 18 km, and failed to finish his 50 km race. He also abandoned his 188 km cycling race at the 1924 Summer Olympics.[1][2]

Anton Collin
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Personal information
Born12 October 1891
Pihlajavesi, Keuruu, Finland
Died31 May 1973 (aged 81)
Ähtäri, Finland
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
Sport
SportCross-country skiing, road cycling
ClubLahden Hiihtoseura

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

 Year   Age   18 km   50 km 
1924 32 16 DNF

World ChampionshipsEdit

 Year   Age   18 km  50 km
1926 34 13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Anton Collin Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Anton COLLIN - Olympic Cross Country Skiing, Cycling Road | Finland". International Olympic Committee. 18 June 2016. Retrieved 23 May 2019.

External linksEdit