Jukka Matilainen

Johan Aadolf "Jukka" Matilainen (20 December 1901 – 1 November 1967) was a Finnish runner. He competed at the 1928 Olympics in the 400 m hurdles, but failed to reach the final. His brothers Kalle and Martti were also Olympic runners, but in longer-distance events.[1]

Jukka Matilainen
Roger Viel, Jukka Matilainen 1928.jpg
Jukka Matilainen (right) at the 1928 Olympics
Personal information
Full nameJohan Aadolf Matilainen
Born20 December 1901
Mikkeli, Finland
Died1 November 1967 (aged 65)
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Sport
SportHurdling
ClubIisalmen Visa, Iisalmi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jukka Matilainen. sports-reference.com