Viljo Leskinen

Viljo Armas Antero Leskinen (16 December 1909 – 16 November 1945) was a Finnish sports shooter. He competed in the 50 m rifle event at the 1936 Summer Olympics.[1] In November 1945, Leskinen shot and killed a woman in a dispute and then committed suicide.[2]

Viljo Leskinen
Personal information
Full nameViljo Armas Antero Leskinen
Born(1909-12-16)16 December 1909
Toholampi, Grand Duchy of Finland
Died16 November 1945(1945-11-16) (aged 35)
Helsinki, Finland
Sport
SportSports shooting

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Viljo Leskinen". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Viljo Leskinen". Olympedia. Retrieved 21 January 2021.

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