Hannu Taipale

Hannu Taipale (born June 22, 1940 in Veteli) is a Finnish former cross-country skier who competed during the 1960s. He won a bronze medal in the 4 × 10 km relay at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble.

Hannu Taipale
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Finland
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1968 Grenoble 4 × 10 km relay
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1966 Oslo 4 × 10 km relay

Taipale also won the silver medal in the 4 × 10 km relay at the 1966 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. He finished fifth in the 50 km event at those same games.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 bronze)
 Year   Age   15 km  30 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1968 27 DNF 14 Bronze
1972 31 12 5

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 silver)
 Year   Age   15 km  30 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1966 25 7 5 Silver

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TAIPALE Hannu". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 19 January 2020.

External linksEdit