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Vilho Niittymaa

1896 - 1979

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Vilho Aleksander Niittymaa (19 August 1896 – 29 June 1979) was a Finnish athlete who competed in the discus throw, hammer throw and shot put. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vilho Niittymaa has received more than 8,965 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Vilho Niittymaa is the 292nd most popular athlete (up from 1,096th in 2019), the 175th most popular biography from Finland (up from 348th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Finnish Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Vilho Niittymaa ranks 292 out of 6,025Before him are Virgilijus Alekna, Duje Bonačić, Netti Witziers-Timmer, Rhadi Ben Abdesselam, Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, and Karl Hein. After him are Yevgeny Grishin, Albert Tyler, Micheline Ostermeyer, Henri Deloge, Camille Mandrillon, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1896, Vilho Niittymaa ranks 156Before him are Friedrich Sämisch, Manuel A. Odría, Firaq Gorakhpuri, William Cameron Menzies, Xue Yue, and Philippe Étancelin. After him are Nadejda Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven, George Burns, Robert E. Sherwood, Friedrich Waismann, Ulises Saucedo, and Joan Lindsay. Among people deceased in 1979, Vilho Niittymaa ranks 152Before him are Georgy Beriev, George Seaton, Tapio Rautavaara, Bruno Apitz, Volodymyr Ivasyuk, and Barbara Hutton. After him are Joan Blondell, Jack Haley, Lothar Wolleh, Antonina Makarova, Alfred Deller, and Mahmoud Taleghani.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Vilho Niittymaa ranks 175 out of 751Before him are Kaarlo Castrén (1860), Paavo Berglund (1929), Johan Ehrnrooth (1833), Lauri Virtanen (1904), Rafael Paasio (1903), and Hertta Kuusinen (1904). After him are Jonni Myyrä (1892), Marita Lindahl (1938), Alexi Laiho (1979), Eero Berg (1898), Juho Sunila (1875), and Elmer Niklander (1890).

Among ATHLETES In Finland

Among athletes born in Finland, Vilho Niittymaa ranks 13Before him are Gunnar Höckert (1910), Elias Katz (1901), Ilmari Salminen (1902), Volmari Iso-Hollo (1907), Juhani Suutarinen (1943), and Lauri Virtanen (1904). After him are Jonni Myyrä (1892), Eero Berg (1898), Elmer Niklander (1890), Armas Toivonen (1899), Julius Skutnabb (1889), and Harri Larva (1906).