Sulo Bärlund

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Sulo Bärlund
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Sulo Bärlund in 1935
Personal information
Born 15 April 1910
Kangasala, Finland
Died 13 April 1986 (aged 75)
Kangasala, Finland
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot put
Club Tampereen Pyrintö, Tampere
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 16.23 m (1936) [1] [2]

Sulo Richard Bärlund (15 April 1910 – 13 April 1986) was a Finnish shot putter who won a silver medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics. At the European Championships he finished fourth in 1938 and sixth in 1946. [1]

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