Hannes Kolehmainen

About Hannes Kolehmainen

Birth Day: December 9, 1889
Birth Place: Kuopio, Finland

Hannes Kolehmainen

Hannes Kolehmainen was born on December 9, 1889 in Kuopio, Finland. Finnish long-distance runner who won four Olympic gold medals, three in 1912 in Stockholm and one in 1920 in Antwerp.
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🎂 Hannes Kolehmainen - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Hannes Kolehmainen die, Hannes Kolehmainen was 76 years old.

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Occupation Runner
Age 76 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born December 9, 1889 (Kuopio, Finland)
Birthday December 9
Town/City Kuopio, Finland
Nationality Finland

🌙 Zodiac

Hannes Kolehmainen’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Hannes Kolehmainen was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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Finnish long-distance Runner who won four Olympic gold medals, three in 1912 in Stockholm and one in 1920 in Antwerp.

Before Fame

He was a bricklayer before becoming an Olympic champion.


He became a US citizen in 1921 when he also enlisted in the 14th Regiment of the National Guard of New York.

Family Life

His brothers Willy and Tatu were also runners.

Associated With

He won three golds in the 1912 Olympics when the legendary Jim Thorpe won both the pentathlon and decathlon.

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