Helena Takalo

1947 - Today

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Anni Helena Takalo (née Kivioja, born 28 October 1947) is a Finnish former cross-country skier. She was born in Nivala, and was dominant women's cross-country skiing in the 1970s, earning five Winter Olympic medals and four FIS Nordic World Ski Championships medals (golds in 5 km and 4 × 5 km relay (both 1978), and bronzes in 3 × 5 km relay (1970), 10 km (1974), and 20 km (1978).). Takalo also won the women's 5 km at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1976. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helena Takalo has received more than 17,402 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Helena Takalo is the 111th most popular skier, the 308th most popular biography from Finland and the 11th most popular Finnish Skier.

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Among skiers, Helena Takalo ranks 111 out of 540Before her are Michela Figini, Ernst Vettori, Larisa Lazutina, Marcel Hirscher, Adam Małysz, and Wojciech Fortuna. After her are Peter Müller, Andrus Veerpalu, Heidi Biebl, Olga Pall, Barbara Petzold, and Dario Cologna.

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Among people born in 1947, Helena Takalo ranks 586Before her are Nurlan Balgimbayev, Hal Abelson, Lolo Matalasi Moliga, Leonid Khabarov, Ada Kok, and Glynn Turman. After her are Reno Olsen, Flemming Jørgensen, Ajit Pal Singh, Mike Burton, Tillman Thomas, and John Bruton.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Helena Takalo ranks 308 out of 509Before her are Jussi Halla-aho (1971), Heidi Hautala (1955), Jouko Törmänen (1954), Harri Kirvesniemi (1958), Matti Yrjänä Joensuu (1948), and Mikko Hirvonen (1980). After her are Erkki Liikanen (1950), Kari Hotakainen (1957), Petri Pasanen (1980), Niklas Moisander (1985), Saku Koivu (1974), and Jasper Pääkkönen (1980).

Among SKIERS In Finland

Among skiers born in Finland, Helena Takalo ranks 11Before her are Toini Gustafsson (1938), Heikki Hasu (1926), Janne Ahonen (1977), Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi (1955), Jouko Törmänen (1954), and Harri Kirvesniemi (1958). After her are Mika Myllylä (1969), Jari Puikkonen (1959), Toni Nieminen (1975), Ari-Pekka Nikkola (1969), Jani Soininen (1972), and Matti Hautamäki (1981).