Mira Potkonen makes history as the oldest olympic medalist : Tokyo Olympics 2020

Mira Potkonen makes history as the oldest olympic medalist in the history of boxing in Olympic at the age of 40. The boxer brings Finland another Olympic medal by a win over her turkish opponent in the 60 kg semi final.

In boxing, there are no bronze matches, this means that boxer that reaches the semi final will receive at least a medal.


Mira Potkonen, a Finnish lightweight boxer. She won a bronze medal in the 60 kg category at the 2016 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships and the year 2016 Summer Olympics. Mira is the only Finland's medal winner at the games category.