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Finland at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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IOC code  FIN
Finland at the 1992 Summer Olympics
NOC  Finnish Olympic Committee
Website  sport.fi/olympiakomitea (Finnish) (Swedish)
Competitors  88 (60 men and 28 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer  Harri Koskela (wrestling)
Medals Ranked 29th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 1 2 2 5

Finland competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. 88 competitors, 60 men and 28 women, took part in 85 events in 16 sports.

Contents

Gold

  • Mikko Kolehmainen — Canoeing, Men's K1 500 m Kayak Singles
  • Silver

  • Seppo Räty — Athletics, Men's Javelin Throw Men
  • Jari Lipponen, Tomi Poikolainen, and Ismo Falck — Archery, Men's Team Competition
  • Bronze

  • Jyri Kjäll — Boxing, Men's Light Welterweight
  • Antti Kasvio — Swimming, Men's 200 m Freestyle
  • Archery

    The Finnish team sent only men to the 1992 archery tournament. Individually, only Jari Lipponen had much success, taking eighth place after losing in the quarterfinal. As a team, however, the Finnish men were very successful, losing the final match to Spain by only two points to finish with a silver medal.

    Men's Individual Competition:

  • Jari Lipponen — Quarterfinal, 8th place (2-1)
  • Tomi Poikolainen — Round of 32, 24th place (0-1)
  • Ismo Falck — Ranking round, 57th place (0-0)
  • Men's Team Competition:

  • Lipponen, Poikolainen, and Falck — Final (→ Silver Medal)
  • Athletics

    Men's 5,000 metres

  • Risto Ulmala
  • Heat — 13:52.52 (→ did not advance)
  • Men's 10,000 metres

  • Risto Ulmala
  • Heat — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • Men's Marathon

  • Harri Hänninen — 2:15.19 (→ 11th place)
  • Men's 110m Hurdles

  • Arto Bryggare
  • Heats — 13.92 (→ did not advance)
  • Men's 50 km Walk

  • Valentin Kononen — 3:57:21 (→ 7th place)
  • Men's Javelin Throw

  • Seppo Räty
  • Qualification — 80.24 m
  • Final — 86.60 m (→ Silver Medal)
  • Kimmo Kinnunen
  • Qualification — 80.22 m
  • Final — 82.62 m (→ 4th place)
  • Juha Laukkanen
  • Qualification — 79.78 m
  • Final — 79.20 m (→ 6th place)
  • Men's Shot Put

  • Antero Paljakka
  • Qualification — 18.42 m (→ did not advance)

  • Women's 10,000 metres

  • Päivi Tikkanen
  • Heat — did not finish (→ did not advance)
  • Women's 10 km Walk

  • Sari Essayah — 45:08 (→ 4th place)
  • Women's Marathon

  • Ritva Lemettinen — 2:41.48 (→ 14th place)
  • Women's Heptathlon

  • Tina Rättyä
  • Final Result — 5993 points (→ 20th place)
  • Satu Marianne Ruotsalainen
  • Final Result — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • Cycling

    Two cyclists, one man and one woman, represented Finland in 1992.

    Men's 1 km time trial
  • Mika Hämäläinen
  • Women's road race
  • Tea Vikstedt-Nyman — 2:05:03 (→ 25th place)
  • Women's individual pursuit
  • Tea Vikstedt-Nyman
  • Sailing

    Men's 470 Class

  • Petri Leskinen and Mika Aarnikka
  • Final Ranking — 69.7 points (→ 4th place)
  • Women's 470 Class

  • Katri Laike and Anna-Marita Slunga
  • Final Ranking — 89.7 points (→ 10th place)
  • Swimming

    Men's 50 m Freestyle

  • Janne Blomqvist
  • Heat – 23.63 (→ did not advance, 30th place)
  • Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Janne Blomqvist
  • Heat – 51.86 (→ did not advance, 38th place)
  • Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Antti Kasvio
  • Heat – 1:48.31
  • Final – 1:47.63 (→ Bronze Medal)
  • Vesa Hanski
  • Heat – 1:53.17 (→ did not advance, 28th place)
  • Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Antti Kasvio
  • Heat – 3:51.74
  • B-Final – 3:50.06 (→ 9th place)
  • Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Petri Suominen
  • Heat – 1:03.75 (→ did not advance, 24th place)
  • Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Petri Suominen
  • Heat – 2:18.01 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)
  • Petteri Lehtinen
  • Heat – 2:20.27 (→ did not advance, 27th place)
  • Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Jani Sievinen
  • Heat – 54.57
  • B-Final – 54.93 (→ 13th place)
  • Vesa Hanski
  • Heat – 55.81 (→ did not advance, 31st place)
  • Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Vesa Hanski
  • Heat – 2:02.75 (→ did not advance, 31st place)
  • Kristian Johansson
  • Heat – 2:05.71 (→ did not advance, 36th place)
  • Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Jani Sievinen
  • Heat – 2:01.18
  • Final – 2:01.28 (→ 4th place)
  • Petteri Lehtinen
  • Heat – 2:05.65 (→ did not advance, 21st place)
  • Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Petteri Lehtinen
  • Heat – 4:22.10
  • B-Final – 4:22.10 (→ 12th place)
  • Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Jani Sievinen, Janne Vermasheina, Janne Blomqvist, and Vesa Hanski
  • Heat – 3:25.47 (→ did not advance, 12th place)

  • Women's 50 m Freestyle

  • Minna Salmela
  • Heat – 27.00 (→ did not advance, 31st place)
  • Marja Pärssinen
  • Heat – 27.49 (→ did not advance, 38th place)
  • Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Minna Salmela
  • Heat – 58.04 (→ did not advance, 24th place)
  • Marja Pärssinen
  • Heat – 59.46 (→ did not advance, 38th place)
  • Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Anne Lackman
  • Heat – 1:06.48 (→ did not advance, 39th place)
  • Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Riikka Ukkola
  • Heat – 1:15.56 (→ did not advance, 35th place)
  • Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Marja Pärssinen
  • Heat – 1:03.94 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)
  • Synchronized swimming

    One synchronized swimmer represented Finland in 1992.

    Women's solo
  • Liisa Laurila
  • Weightlifting

    Men's Lightweight

  • Jouni Grönman
  • Men's Middle-Heavyweight

  • Keijo Tahvanainen
  • Janne Kanerva
  • Men's Heavyweight

  • Arto Savonen
  • Wrestling

    Men's Flyweight (Greco-Roman)

  • Ismo Kamesaki
  • Men's Bantamweight (Greco-Roman)

  • Keijo Pehkonen
  • Men's Welterweight (Greco-Roman)

  • Tuomo Karila
  • Men's Middleweight (Greco-Roman)

  • Timo Niemi
  • Men's Light-Heavyweight (Greco-Roman)

  • Harri Koskela
  • Men's Super-Heavyweight (Greco-Roman)

  • Juha Ahokas
  • Men's Middleweight (Freestyle)

  • Pekka Rauhala
  • References

    Finland at the 1992 Summer Olympics Wikipedia


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