Armas Toivonen

Armas Adam Toivonen (January 20, 1899, Halikko – September 12, 1973) was a Finnish athlete who mainly competed in the men's marathon during his career.

He competed for Finland at the 1932 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, United States where he won the bronze medal in the men's marathon competition.

European Champions in Men's Marathon
  • 1934: Armas Toivonen (FIN)
  • 1938: Väinö Muinonen (FIN)
  • 1946: Mikko Hietanen (FIN)
  • 1950: Jack Holden (GBR)
  • 1954: Veikko Karvonen (FIN)
  • 1958: Sergei Popov (URS)
  • 1962: Brian Kilby (GBR)
  • 1966: Jim Hogan (GBR)
  • 1969: Ron Hill (GBR)
  • 1971: Karel Lismont (BEL)
  • 1974: Ian Thompson (GBR)
  • 1978: Leonid Moseyev (URS)
  • 1982: Gerard Nijboer (NED)
  • 1986: Gelindo Bordin (ITA)
  • 1990: Gelindo Bordin (ITA)
  • 1994: Martín Fiz (ESP)
  • 1998: Stefano Baldini (ITA)
  • 2002: Janne Holmén (FIN)
  • 2006: Stefano Baldini (ITA)
  • 2010: Viktor Röthlin (SUI)
Persondata
Name Toivonen, Armas
Alternative names
Short description Athletics (sport) competitor
Date of birth January 20, 1899
Place of birth
Date of death September 12, 1973
Place of death


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