|Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
Event(s) 50km Race Walk
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Name Aku Partanen
|Born 28 October 1991 (age 24) (1991-10-28) Lappeenranta, Finland|
Aku partanen aikaan 19 35 09 viiden kilometrin k velyss
Veli-Matti "Aku" Partanen (born 28 October 1991 in Lappeenranta) is a Finnish racewalker who competes mostly at the 50 kilometres race walk. Partanen's club is Lappeenrannan Urheilumiehet.
- Aku partanen aikaan 19 35 09 viiden kilometrin k velyss
- Haastattelussa aku partanen ja jarkko kinnunen
Partanen competed at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow, where he was 41th at 50 kilometres. At the 2014 European Championships, in Zürich, Partanen was 18th. His time was 3.52.58.
Partanen's original name was Veli-Matti, but he changed his name to Aku because everyone called him Aku.