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Kaarlo Anton "Kalle" Koskelo (12 April 1888 – 21 December 1953) was a Greco-Roman wrestler from Finland who won the featherweight event at the 1912 Olympics. He then fought in World War I and Finnish Civil War, and in 1919 immigrated to the United States. He settled in Astoria, Oregon, where he became a prominent local businessman.[1]

Kaarlo Koskelo
Kaarlo Koskelo.jpg
Personal information
Born12 April 1888
Kotka, Finland
Died21 December 1953 (aged 65)
Astoria, Oregon, United States
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight60–68 kg (132–150 lb)
Sport
SportGreco-Roman wrestling
ClubKotkan Riento, Kotka

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  1. ^ "Kaarlo Koskelo". sports-reference.com.

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