Mirja Hietamies

1931 - 2013

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Mirja Kyllikki Hietamies-Eteläpää (7 January 1931 – 14 March 2013) was a cross-country skier from Finland who competed at the 1952 and 1956 Winter Olympics. She won a gold medal in the 3 × 5 km relay in 1956 and a silver medal in the individual 10 km race in 1952, placing sixth in 1956. She also won two medals at the 1954 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a silver in the 3 × 5 km relay and a bronze in the 10 km.Hietamies placed second over 10 km at Holmenkollen in 1951. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mirja Hietamies has received more than 13,339 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Mirja Hietamies is the 834th most popular athlete (down from 621st in 2019), the 322nd most popular biography from Finland (down from 278th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Athlete.

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Among athletes, Mirja Hietamies ranks 834 out of 3,059Before her are Pierre Trentin, Edward Lindberg, Bill Nieder, Henri Deloge, Max Emmerich, and Joaquín Capilla. After her are Ingrid Gulbin, Vilhelm Carlberg, Britt Strandberg, Marita Lange, Edward Gardère, and George Baird.

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Among people born in 1931, Mirja Hietamies ranks 417Before her are Jackie McLean, Giovanni Battista Rabino, Leyla Erbil, Yaakov Ziv, Pierre Chambon, and E. C. George Sudarshan. After her are Sergio Obeso Rivera, Eva Bosáková, Te Atairangikaahu, Marino Morettini, Mitzi Gaynor, and Elliott Belgrave. Among people deceased in 2013, Mirja Hietamies ranks 362Before her are Silvi Vrait, Leyla Erbil, Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Giuseppe Casari, Nicolae Martinescu, and Aleksandar Kozlina. After her are Andrei Panin, Luis Ubiña, Bill Smith, James Herbert, Nobuyuki Aihara, and Donald Richie.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Mirja Hietamies ranks 322 out of 642Before her are Eino Purje (1900), Jalmari Eskola (1886), Kalervo Toivonen (1913), Claes Andersson (1937), Mikko Kozarowitzky (1948), and Klaes Karppinen (1907). After her are Kelpo Gröndahl (1920), Harri Kirvesniemi (1958), Heidi Hautala (1955), Aulis Kallakorpi (1929), Vilho Lampi (1898), and Sami Vänskä (1976).

Among ATHLETES In Finland

Among athletes born in Finland, Mirja Hietamies ranks 53Before her are Pekka Vasala (1948), Verner Järvinen (1870), Thorvald Strömberg (1931), Eino Purje (1900), Jalmari Eskola (1886), and Kalervo Toivonen (1913). After her are Kaarlo Tuominen (1908), Urho Peltonen (1893), Kaarlo Kangasniemi (1941), Sirkka Polkunen (1927), Väinö Siikaniemi (1887), and Eero Kolehmainen (1918).