Martti Vainio

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Birthday
30, 1950
Birthplace
Finland
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
30, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Finland

About

Finnish long distance runner who had to forfeit his Olympic medal after testing positive for steroids in 1984.

Before Fame

He won his first gold medal for the 10,000 meter race at the 1978 European Championships.

Trivia

He ran below the 29-minute barrier in 68 out of his 80 10,000 meter races.

Family Life

He has two children, Mika and Minna, with his wife Eila.

Associated With

He competed in the 1984 Olympics where runner Carl Lewis made his first Olympic appearance.