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Antti Eerkki Tyrväinen (5 November 1933 – 13 October 2013)[1][2] was a Finnish biathlete and Olympic medalist. He received a silver medal at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley,[1] and silver medals in the World Championships in 1962 and 1963 together with a bronze medal in 1965. He was born in Ylöjärvi.

Antti Tyrväinen
Personal information
Full nameAntti Eerkki Tyrväinen
Born(1933-11-05)5 November 1933
Ylöjärvi, Finland
Died13 October 2013(2013-10-13) (aged 79)
Tampere, Finland
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Professional information
SportBiathlon
Olympic Games
Teams2 (1960, 1964)
Medals1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams6 (1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966)
Medals6 (1 gold)

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Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[3]

Olympic GamesEdit

1 medal (1 silver)

Event Individual
  1960 Squaw Valley Silver
  1964 Innsbruck 13th

World ChampionshipsEdit

6 medals (1 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Team (time) Relay
  1959 Courmayeur 17th 4th N/A
  1961 Umeå 5th Gold N/A
  1962 Hämeenlinna Silver Silver N/A
  1963 Seefeld Silver Silver N/A
  1965 Elverum Bronze 5th N/A
  1966 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 17th N/A 5th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**The team (time) event was removed in 1965, whilst the relay was added in 1966.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Antti Tyrväinen". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Antti Tyrväinen kuollut". Keskisuomalainen (in Finnish). 14 October 2013. p. 18.
  3. ^ "Search results". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 27 June 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2015.

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