Eero Mantyranta

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Birthday
20, 1937
Birthplace
Pello, Finland
Death Date
Dec 30, 2013 (76)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1937
Birthplace
Pello, Finland
Death Date
Dec 30, 2013 (76)

About

Finnish cross-country skier and three-time Olympic gold medalist, he won the 4 x 10 km in Squaw Valley and the 15 and 30 km in Innsbruck.

Before Fame

He won his first medal at the 1960 Olympics.

Trivia

He tested positive for amphetamine at the 1972 National Championships.

Family Life

He married Raakel Mantyranta in 1958. He had four children.

Associated With

He won silver and bronze at the 1968 Olympics where alpine skier Jean-Claude Killy took 3 golds.