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Finland at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Finland competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. 78 competitors, 59 men and 19 women, took part in 66 events in 15 sports.[1]

Finland at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IOC codeFIN
NOCFinnish Olympic Committee
Websitesport.fi/olympiakomitea (in Finnish) (in Swedish)
in Seoul
Competitors78 (59 men, 19 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Jouko Salomäki (wrestling)
Medals
Ranked 25th
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

The Finnish team did not fare as well at the 1988 Olympic archery competition as they had previously, though the men's team was almost able to capture a medal. Only one archer placed in the top eight in individual competition.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

  • Aaltonen, Poikolainen, and Heinonen — Preliminary Round (→ 13th place)

Men's Team Competition:

  • Vikstrom, Poikolainen, and Falck — Final (→ 4th place)

AthleticsEdit

Men's Long Jump

  • Jarmo Kärnä
    • Qualification — 7.90m
    • Final — 7.82m (→ 10th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Harri Huhtala
    • Qualification — 77.34m
    • Final — 75.38m (→ 9th place)
  • Juha Tiainen
    • Qualification — 73.24m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Tapio Korjus
    • Qualification — 81.42m
    • Final — 84.28m (→   Gold Medal)
  • Seppo Räty
    • Qualification — 81.62m
    • Final — 83.26m (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Kimmo Kinnunen
    • Qualification — 80.24m
    • Final — 78.04m (→ 10th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 10.94s
  2. Long Jump — 7.56m
  3. Shot Put — 15.34m
  4. High Jump — 1.97m
  5. 400 metres — 49.94s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 14.25s
  7. Discus Throw — 41.86m
  8. Pole Vault — 4.80m
  9. Javelin Throw — 66.64m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:55.89s


Women's Marathon

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Heptathlon

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

EquestrianismEdit

FencingEdit

One male fencer represented Finland in 1988.

Men's épée

JudoEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Breaststroke

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Finland at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-18.