Pertti Karppinen

1953 - Today

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Pertti Johannes Karppinen (born 17 February 1953) is a retired Finnish rower noted for his three consecutive Olympic gold medals in single sculls in 1976, 1980 and 1984. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pertti Karppinen has received more than 58,301 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Pertti Karppinen is the 374th most popular athlete (up from 721st in 2019), the 210th most popular biography from Finland (up from 300th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Finnish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Pertti Karppinen ranks 374 out of 6,025Before him are Honus Wagner, Veikko Hakulinen, Sidney Robinson, Earle Meadows, Charles Dvorak, and Édouard Artigas. After him are Olha Bryzhina, Yiannis Kouros, Erik Abrahamsson, Roberto Battaglia, Olga Fikotová, and Eddie Tolan.

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Among people born in 1953, Pertti Karppinen ranks 239Before him are Ely Ould Mohamed Vall, Ching Siu-tung, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Neda Arnerić, Eleonora Giorgi, and Pavel Vinogradov. After him are Romas Kalanta, Bruce Kulick, Alex Van Halen, Charles Martin Smith, Joseph Augustus Zarelli, and Hisako, Princess Takamado.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Pertti Karppinen ranks 210 out of 751Before him are Arvo Aaltonen (1892), Marion Rung (1945), Lydia Chukovskaya (1907), Kalevi Aho (1949), Frans Michael Franzén (1772), and Emil Väre (1885). After him are Olli Rehn (1962), Elisabeth Rehn (1935), Eemil Nestor Setälä (1864), Ellen Thesleff (1869), Vesa-Matti Loiri (1945), and Sofi Oksanen (1977).

Among ATHLETES In Finland

Among athletes born in Finland, Pertti Karppinen ranks 20Before him are Jonni Myyrä (1892), Eero Berg (1898), Elmer Niklander (1890), Armas Toivonen (1899), Julius Skutnabb (1889), and Harri Larva (1906). After him are Arvo Askola (1909), Edvin Wide (1896), Veikko Kankkonen (1940), Armas Taipale (1890), Eino Penttilä (1906), and Toivo Loukola (1902).