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Paavo Aaltonen is a gymnast who competed for Finland. He competed at the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympic Games. He died on 9 September 1962 at the age of 42.

His gold at the pommel horse in 1948 was a remarkable one, as he had to share his title with two competitors, Heikki Savolainen and Veikko Huhtanen.

Olympic ResultsEdit

Year Event Result
1948 Men's Individual All-Around Bronze
Men's Team Gold
Men's Floor 29th
Men's Vault Gold
Men's Parallel Bars 7th
Men's Horizontal Bar 12th
Men's Rings 17th
Men's Pommel Horse Gold
1952 Men's Individual All-Around 20th
Men's Team Bronze
Men's Floor 24th
Men's Vault 35th
Men's Parallel Bars 27th
Men's Horizontal Bar 11th
Men's Rings 38th
Men's Pommel Horse 40th

1948Edit

Discipline Score
Individual All-Around 228.80
Team All-Around 1358.30
(228.80)
Floor 36.50
Vault 39.10
Parallel Bars 38.80
Horizontal Bar 38.40
Rings 37.30
Pommel Horse 38.70

1952Edit

Discipline Score
Individual All-Around 111.40
Team All-Around 564.20
(111.40)
Floor 18.55
Vault 18.50
Parallel Bars 18.65
Horizontal Bar 19.15
Rings 18.45
Pommel Horse 18.10