Liisa Veijalainen

Liisa Peltola (née Liukkonen, formerly Veijalainen; born 4 April 1951) is a Finnish orienteering competitor.[1] She won the 1976 Individual World Orienteering Championships,[2][3] and took silver medal 1978[4] and 1979. She is also three times Relay World Champion, as a member of the Finnish winning team 1972,[5] 1978[4] and 1979 (silver 1976[3] and 1981).

Liisa Veijalainen
Medal record
Women's orienteering
Representing  Finland
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1972 Jicin Relay
Gold medal – first place 1976 Aviemore Individual distance
Gold medal – first place 1978 Kongsberg Relay
Gold medal – first place 1979 Tampere Relay
Silver medal – second place 1976 Aviemore Relay
Silver medal – second place 1978 Kongsberg Individual distance
Silver medal – second place 1979 Tampere Individual distance
Silver medal – second place 1981 Thun Relay

Selected worksEdit

  • Rastilta rastille. Espoo: Weilin; Göös. 1980. ISBN 9789513522452. OCLC 17027183.[6] Autobiography. Swedish edition: Från skärm till skärm. Afterword by Seppo Veijalainen: Med tränarens ögon (pp. 93–122). Kaarina: Juoksija. 1981. ISBN 9789519934075. OCLC 57873495.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: others (link)[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tyttö, joka ei pelännyt metsää". KauppaSuomi (in Finnish). 17 July 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
  2. ^ World Orienteering Championship, senior statistics 1966-2006 Archived 2011-08-23 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on November 19, 2007)
  3. ^ a b "World Orienteering Championships 1976". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  4. ^ a b "World Orienteering Championships 1978". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  5. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 1972". International Orienteering Federation. Archived from the original on 20 September 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Rastilta rastille". worldcat.org. Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  7. ^ "Från skärm till skärm". worldcat.org. Retrieved 15 April 2021.