Finland at the 1992 Winter Olympics

Finland competed at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.

Finland at the
1992 Winter Olympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IOC codeFIN
NOCFinnish Olympic Committee
Websitesport.fi/olympiakomitea (in Finnish and Swedish)
in Albertville
Competitors62 (49 men, 13 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Timo Blomqvist, ice hockey
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
3
Silver
1
Bronze
3
Total
7
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Marjut Lukkarinen Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km (classical)
  Gold Toni Nieminen Ski jumping Men's large hill (K120 90 m)
  Gold Risto Laakkonen
Mika Laitinen
Toni Nieminen
Ari-Pekka Nikkola
Ski jumping Men's team large hill (K120 90 m)
  Silver Marjut Lukkarinen Cross-country skiing Women's 15 km (classical)
  Bronze Harri Eloranta Biathlon Men's 10 km sprint
  Bronze Jari Isometsa
Harri Kirvesniemi
Mika Kuusisto
Jari Räsänen
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 × 10 km relay
  Bronze Toni Nieminen Ski jumping Men's normal hill (K90 70m)

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Jaakko Niemi 2 29:04.0 57
Kari Kataja 1 27:46.5 27
Vesa Hietalahti 2 27:25.1 17
Harri Eloranta 0 26:26.6  
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Kari Kataja DNF DNF
Seppo Suhonen 59:21.3 8 1'07:21.3 74
Vesa Hietalahti 57:24.6 1 58:24.6 6
Harri Eloranta 57:15.7 1 58:15.7 5
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Vesa Hietalahti
Jaakko Niemi
Harri Eloranta
Kari Kataja
1 1'27:39.5 8
Women
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
7.5 km Sprint Johanna Saarinen 4 28:48.6 53
Tuija Sikiö 2 28:21.4 45
Mari Lampinen 3 27:46.1 34
Terhi Markkanen 2 27:20.7 28
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
15 km Johanna Saarinen 56:27.0 3 59:27.0 45
Terhi Markkanen 54:08.9 4 58:08.9 37
Mari Lampinen 51:44.8 6 57:44.8 31
Tuija Sikiö 53:03.0 1 54:03.0 14
Women's 3 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Mari Lampinen
Tuija Sikiö
Terhi Markkanen
0 1'20:17.8 5
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Jari Isometsä 29:34.4 16
Jari Räsänen 29:25.2 15
Mika Myllylä 29:17.0 14
Harri Kirvesniemi 28:23.3 6
15 km
pursuit1
F
Mika Myllylä 41:33.1 20
Jari Räsänen 41:29.9 19
Jari Isometsä 40:50.0 12
Harri Kirvesniemi 40:34.4 11
30 km
C
Seppo Rantanen 1'30:25.6 38
Mika Myllylä 1'30:08.8 34
Mika Kuusisto 1'28:45.6 26
Harri Kirvesniemi 1'25:28.5 10
50 km
F
Jukka Hartonen DNF
Jari Räsänen 2'14:53.6 31
Mika Kuusisto 2'13:09.3 23
Jari Isometsä 2'12:03.5 22
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Mika Kuusisto
Harri Kirvesniemi
Jari Räsänen
Jari Isometsä
1'41:22.9  
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi 15:33.2 31
Tuulikki Pyykkönen 15:31.1 29
Jaana Savolainen 15:19.9 26
Marjut Lukkarinen 14:13.8  
10 km
pursuit2
F
Tuulikki Pyykkönen 30:02.5 33
Jaana Savolainen 28:43.1 18
Marjut Lukkarinen 26:52.1 4
15 km
C
Sirpa Ryhänen 46:06.9 22
Pirkko Määttä 45:40.5 17
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi 44:02.7 6
Marjut Lukkarinen 43:29.9  
30 km
F
Päivi Simukka 1'34:21.7 37
Sirpa Ryhänen 1'33:55.7 36
Jaana Savolainen 1'32:49.4 28
Marjut Lukkarinen 1'27:30.9 10
2 Starting delay based on 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women's 4 × 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
Pirkko Määttä
Jaana Savolainen
Marjut Lukkarinen
1'00:52.9 4

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Oula Jääskeläinen 23 17 28.5 19
Ice Dancing
Athletes CD1 CD2 OD FD TFP Rank
Susanna Rahkamo
Petri Kokko
7 7 6 6 12.4 6

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Petri Penttinen Moguls 40.40 13.71 41 Did not advance
Tero Turunen 35.69 21.40 20 Did not advance
Janne Lahtela 32.64 21.76 18 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Minna Karhu Moguls 42.34 14.75 19 Did not advance

Ice hockeyEdit

Group AEdit

Twelve participating teams were placed in two groups. After playing a round-robin, the top four teams in each group advanced to the Medal Round while the last two teams competed in the Consolation Round for the 9th to 12th places.

     Team advanced to the Final Round
     Team sent to compete in the Consolation Round
Team GP W L T GF GA DIF PTS
  United States 5 4 0 1 18 7 11 9
  Sweden 5 3 0 2 22 11 11 8
  Finland 5 3 1 1 22 11 11 7
  Germany 5 2 3 0 11 12 -1 4
  Italy 5 1 4 0 18 24 -6 2
  Poland 5 0 5 0 4 30 -26 0
  Finland 5:1   Germany
  Finland 9:1   Poland
  United States 4:1   Finland
  Finland 2:2   Sweden
  Finland 5:3   Italy

Final roundEdit

Quarter-finals

  Unified Team 6:1   Finland

Consolation Round 5th-8th Places

  Sweden 3:2   Finland

7th Place Match

  France 1:4   Finland 7th

Leading scorersEdit

Rk Contestant GP G A Pts
4th Teemu Selänne 8 7 4 11
4th Hannu Järvenpää 8 5 6 11
8th Mika Nieminen 8 4 6 10
Pos. No. Name 1991-92 team
G 1 Jukka Tammi   Ilves Tampere
G 30 Markus Ketterer   Jokerit Helsinki
D 3 Timo Blomqvist   Malmö IF
D 4 Kari Eloranta   Rögle BK
D 5 Timo Jutila   Luleå HF
D 6 Arto Ruotanen   HV71
D 7 Simo Saarinen   HIFK Helsinki
D 9 Ville Sirén   Tampere Ilves
D 12 Janne Laukkanen   HPK Hämeenlinna
D 44 Harri Laurila   JyP HT
F 8 Teemu Selänne   Jokerit Helsinki
F 11 Jari Lindroos   JyP HT
F 14 Petri Skriko   Winnipeg Jets
F 15 Hannu Järvenpää   Leksands IF
F 16 Keijo Säilynoja   Jokerit Helsinki
F 18 Pekka Tuomisto   HIFK
F 22 Timo Saarikoski   Rauman Lukko
F 25 Raimo Summanen   Tampere Ilves
F 27 Timo Peltomaa   Tampere Ilves
F 28 Raimo Helminen   Malmö IF
F 40 Mika Nieminen   Lukko Rauma
F 42 Mikko Mäkelä   TPS

Nordic combinedEdit

Men's individual

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Best two out of three jumps.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Points Rank Start at Time Rank
Sami Kallunki Individual 177.5 42 +5:40.0 50:29.7 28
Pasi Saapunki 191.1 34 +4:09.4 49:03.4 20
Teemu Summanen 208.3 12 +2:14.7 49:59.4 24
Jari Mantila 216.7 5 +1:18.7 DNF

Men's Team

Three participants per team.

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Best two out of three jumps per team member were counted.)
  • 10 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athletes Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Points Rank Start at Time Rank
Pasi Saapunki
Jari Mantila
Teemu Summanen
561.2 7 +6:59.0 1'32:43.3 7

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Ari-Pekka Nikkola Normal hill 76.0 82.6 74.5 80.2 162.8 53
Mika Laitinen 85.5 106.3 85.5 107.3 213.6 5
Risto Laakkonen 85.5 106.8 79.0 93.9 200.7 16
Toni Nieminen 88.0 112.3 84.5 104.7 217.0  
Ari-Pekka Nikkola Large hill 99.0 79.1 94.5 70.3 149.4 30
Risto Laakkonen 102.0 83.8 98.5 80.4 164.2 21
Mika Laitinen 109.5 97.8 85.5 68.2 166.0 19
Toni Nieminen 122.0 118.8 123.0 120.7 239.5  
Men's team large hill
Athletes Result
Points 1 Rank
Toni Nieminen
Ari-Pekka Nikkola
Risto Laakkonen
Mika Laitinen
644.4  
1 Four teams members performed two jumps each. The best three were counted.

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Harri Ilkka 38.48 26
1000 m Harri Ilkka 1:17.96 34
5000 m Timo Järvinen 7:30.88 32
10,000 m Timo Järvinen 14:50.75 21

ReferencesEdit