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Finland at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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IOC code  FIN
Flag bearer  Pentti Linnosvuo
Finland at the 1968 Summer Olympics
NOC  Finnish Olympic Committee
Website  sport.fi/olympiakomitea (Finnish) (Swedish)
Competitors  66 (60 men and 6 women) in 13 sports
Medals Ranked 24th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 1 2 1 4

Finland competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 66 competitors, 60 men and 6 women, took part in 61 events in 13 sports.

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Gold

  • Kaarlo Kangasniemi — Weightlifting, Men's Middle Heavyweight
  • Silver

  • Jorma Kinnunen — Athletics, Men's Javelin Throw
  • Olli Laiho — Gymnastics, Men's Pommeled Horse
  • Bronze

  • Arto Nilsson — Boxing, Men's Light Welterweight
  • Cycling

    Four cyclists represented Finland in 1968.

    Individual road race
  • Raimo Honkanen
  • Mauno Uusivirta
  • Ole Wackström
  • Raimo Suikkanen
  • Team time trial
  • Mauno Uusivirta
  • Ole Wackström
  • Raimo Honkanen
  • Raimo Suikkanen
  • 1000m time trial
  • Raimo Suikkanen
  • Individual pursuit
  • Ole Wackström
  • Modern pentathlon

    Three male pentathletes represented Finland in 1968.

    Individual:

  • Seppo Aho - 4497 points (18th place)
  • Martti Ketelä - 4446 points (20th place)
  • Jorma Hotanen - 4231 points (34th place)
  • Team:

  • Aho, Ketelä, and Hotanen - 13238 points (5th place)
  • Shooting

    Nine shooters, all men, represented Finland in 1968.

    25 m pistol
  • Pentti Linnosvuo
  • Immo Huhtinen
  • 50 m pistol
  • Matti Patteri
  • Seppo Saarenpää
  • 300 m rifle, three positions
  • Juhani Laakso
  • Osmo Ala-Honkola
  • 50 m rifle, three positions
  • Simo Morri
  • Jaakko Minkkinen
  • 50 m rifle, prone
  • Jaakko Minkkinen
  • Simo Morri
  • Skeet
  • Tuukka Mäkelä
  • References

    Finland at the 1968 Summer Olympics Wikipedia


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