Verner Laaksonen

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Verner Laaksonen
Verner Laaksonen 1928.jpg
Laaksonen at the 1928 Olympics
Personal information
Born7 November 1895
Orimattila, Finland
Died10 November 1985 (aged 90)
Helsinki, Finland
Height161 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)marathon
ClubHelsingin Jyry, Helsinki
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Marathon – 2:35:21 (1927)[1][2]

Johan Verner Laaksonen (7 November 1895 – 10 November 1985) was a Finnish long-distance runner. He competed in the marathon at the 1928 Summer Olympics and finished 12th.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Verner Laaksonen. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Verner Laaksonen. trackfield.brinkster.net