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Urheilija / The Athlete

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Erkki Toukolehto (1902-1962) sculpted the work depicting a hurt athlete in 1937, and it was placed in its present location in 1950. It is also known as `The Injured' or `The Hurt Athlete'. The work is realistic and heroic, seeking to comply with the traditional way Classical sculpture has depicted a vanquished but muscular soldier or an athlete exhausted in competition.

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Akseli Toivosen kenttä, Käpylä
00610 Helsinki

Text edited by: City of Helsinki, Culture and Leisure Division
Updated: 17/2/2024