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Mirja Lehtonen

Olympic medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Competitor for  Finland
Silver medal – second place 1964 Innsbruck 5 km
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Innsbruck 3 x 5 km
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Zakopane 3 x 5 km

Mirja Lehtonen (October 19, 1942, Uurainen, Central Finland – August 25, 2009)[1] is a former cross-country skier from Finland who competed during the early 1960s.

She was born in Kyynämöinen.

She won two medals at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck with a silver in the 5 km and a bronze in the 3 x 5 km.

Lehtonen also won a bronze medal in the 3 x 5 km at the 1962 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Zakopane.

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