Lasse VIREN

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Finland Finland
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    22 JUL 1949
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    8794
Finnish distance runner Lasse Viren (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
1500 Metres 3:41.8h Lappeenranta (FIN) 29 JUN 1976
One Mile 4:01.6h Vammala (FIN) 19 AUG 1976
2000 Metres 5:08.6h Riihimäki (FIN) 21 SEP 1972
3000 Metres 7:43.2h Oulu (FIN) 27 JUL 1972
Two Miles 8:14.0h Stockholm (SWE) 14 AUG 1972
5000 Metres 13:16.3h Helsinki (FIN) 14 SEP 1972
10,000 Metres 27:38.35 München (GER) 03 SEP 1972
25 Kilometres 1:15:40 Helsinki (FIN) 29 APR 1978
Marathon 2:13:11 Montreal (CAN) 31 JUL 1976

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 1980

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records
5000 Metres 13:30.88 Zürich (SUI) 13 AUG 1980
10,000 Metres 27:50.46 Moskva (URS) 27 JUL 1980

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
1976 3:44.22 Turku (FIN) 04 JUL 1976

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
1976 4:02.89 Stockholm (SWE) 09 AUG 1976

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1978 7:57.24 Helsinki (FIN) 25 MAY 1978

Outdoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
1976 8:21.47 Philadelphia (USA) 04 AUG 1976
1974 8:25.68 London (GBR) 13 SEP 1974

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1980 13:30.88 Zürich (SUI) 13 AUG 1980
1979 13:43.08 Turku (FIN) 25 JUL 1979
1978 13:33.76 Helsinki (FIN) 15 JUN 1978
1976 13:24.76 Montreal (CAN) 30 JUL 1976
1975 13:34.51 Helsinki (FIN) 25 JUN 1975
1974 13:24.57 Roma (ITA) 08 SEP 1974
1972 13:26.42 München (GER) 10 SEP 1972
1971 13:38.60 Helsinki (FIN) 14 AUG 1971

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1980 27:50.46 Moskva (URS) 27 JUL 1980
1979 28:04.69 Bruxelles (BEL) 04 SEP 1979
1976 27:40.38 Montreal (CAN) 26 JUL 1976
1974 28:29.23 Roma (ITA) 02 SEP 1974
1973 28:25.19 Stockholm (SWE) 01 SEP 1973
1972 27:38.35 München (GER) 03 SEP 1972
1971 28:33.12 Helsinki (FIN) 10 AUG 1971

Outdoor

25 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
1978 1:15:40 Helsinki (FIN) 29 APR 1978

Outdoor

Marathon

Performance Place Date
1976 2:13:11 Montreal (CAN) 31 JUL 1976

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:24.76 Montreal (CAN) 30 JUL 1976
1. 10,000 Metres 27:40.38 Montreal (CAN) 26 JUL 1976
1. 5000 Metres 13:26.42 München (GER) 10 SEP 1972
1. 10,000 Metres 27:38.35 München (GER) 03 SEP 1972
5. 10,000 Metres 27:50.46 Moskva (URS) 27 JUL 1980
5. Marathon 2:13:11 Montreal (CAN) 31 JUL 1976

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 5000 Metres 13:24.57 Roma (ITA) 08 SEP 1974
7. 10,000 Metres 28:29.23 Roma (ITA) 02 SEP 1974
7. 5000 Metres 13:38.60 Helsinki (FIN) 14 AUG 1971
Results in:

5000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
13 AUG 1980 Zürich Weltklasse SUISUI GL F 11. 13:30.88

10,000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
24 JUL 1980 Moskva Olympic Games URSURS OW H1 4. 28:45.72
27 JUL 1980 Moskva Olympic Games URSURS F 5. 27:50.46

Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
01 AUG 1980 Moskva Olympic Games URSURS OW F DNF

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