Kalevi Hämäläinen

Kalevi Hämäläinen (13 December 1932 – 10 January 2005) was a Finnish cross-country skier who competed in the late 1950s and early 1960s. He won the 50 km event at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley. He was born in Juva.

Kalevi Hämäläinen
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Finland
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1960 Squaw Valley 50 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1958 Lahti 30 km
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Lahti 4 × 10 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Zakopane 50 km

Hämäläinen also won three medals in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in the 30 km (1958), and bronzes in the 4 × 10 km relay (1958) and the 50 km (1962).

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

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

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 gold)
 Year   Age   15 km  30 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1956 23 20
1960 27 12 Gold
1964 31 16

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 3 medals – (1 gold, 2 bronze)
 Year   Age   15 km  30 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1958 25 10 Gold 7 Bronze
1962 29 Bronze

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "HAEMAELAEINEN Kalevi". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 23 January 2020.

External linksEdit