Namesakes

Finnish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Väinö Tanner   1926-1927  
Olympic Medalists: 2 silver, 1 gold, 1 gold/silver
(silver) Väinö Siikaniemi   1912   javelin throw - both hands  
(gold) Väinö Sipilä   1924   cross country team  
(silver) Väinö Liikkanen   1932   cross-country skiing  
(gold/silver) Väinö Huhtala   1960; 1964   cross-country skiing