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Siiri Rantanen

Siiri Rantanen
Medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Competitor for  Finland
Olympic Games
Gold 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 3 x 5 km
Bronze 1952 Oslo 10 km
Bronze 1960 Squaw Valley 3 x 5 km
World Championships
Silver 1954 Falun 10 km
Silver 1954 Falun 3 x 5 km
Silver 1958 Lahti 3 x 5 km
Bronze 1958 Lahti 10 km
Bronze 1962 Zakopane 3 x 5 km

Siiri Johanna "Äitee" Rantanen (née Lintunen, born December 14, 1924 in Tohmajärvi, North Karelia) is a former cross-country skier from Finland who competed during the 1950s and early 1960s.

She was born in Tohmajärvi.

She won three medals in the Winter Olympics with a gold (1956: 3 x 5 km) and two bronzes (1952: 10 km, 1960: 3 x 5 km).

Rantanen also won five medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with three silvers (1954: 10 km, 3 x 5 km; 1958: 3 x 5 km) and two bronzes (1958: 10 km, 1962: 3 x 5 km).


  • International Ski Federation

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