February 4th, 2021

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Olympic Champion Kaarlo Kangasniemi Turns 80!

February 4, 2021 – Happy 80th Birthday to Kaarlo Kangasniemi!

Olympic champion Kaarlo Kangasniemi of Pori, Finland is a true legend of Olympic weightlifting. 3x Finnish Olympian, author of 17 world records, Kaarlo Kangasniemi was literally on the top of the world in the middle heavyweight from late 1960s to mid 1970s. He won the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, the World titles in 1968 and 1969 and the European titles in 1969 and 1970.

Happy Birthday to Kulta Kalle!