Finland at the 1994 Winter Olympics

Finland competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

Finland at the
1994 Winter Olympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IOC codeFIN
NOCFinnish Olympic Committee
Websitesport.fi/olympiakomitea (in Finnish and Swedish)
in Lillehammer
Competitors61 (47 men, 14 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
5
Total
6
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Silver Mika Myllylä Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km (classical) 27 February
  Bronze Mika Myllylä Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km (freestyle) 14 February
  Bronze Jari Isometsä
Harri Kirvesniemi
Mika Myllylä
Jari Räsänen
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 × 10 km relay 22 February
  Bronze Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km 15 February
  Bronze Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi Cross-country skiing Women's 30 km 24 February
  Bronze Finland men's national ice hockey team
Ice hockey Men's competition 26 February

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total Rank
Janne Leskinen Downhill 1:47.87 30
Super-G 1:34.09 13
Giant Slalom 1:34.65 DNS DNF
Combined 1:38.88 54.47 52.18 3:25.53 22
Mika Marila Super-G 1:38.14 40
Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Slalom 1:02.54 1:02.45 2:04.99 12
Combined 1:45.01 50.42 50.09 3:25.52 21

BiathlonEdit

Men
Athlete Event Final
Time Pen. Rank
Harri Eloranta 10 km Sprint 30:02.1 4 15
20 km Individual 1:01:40.9 6 30
Vesa Hietalahti 10 km Sprint 32:06.0 5 52
20 km Individual 1:08:49.1 10 68
Erkki Latvala 10 km Sprint 32:08.4 3 54
Timo Seppälä 20 km Individual 1:02:07.0 3 41
Erkki Latvala
Harri Eloranta
Timo Seppälä
Vesa Hietalahti
4 × 7.5 km Relay 1:33:11.9 1 5
Women
Athlete Event Final
Time Pen. Rank
Pirjo Aalto 7.5 km Sprint 29:59.2 3 61
Katja Holanti 15 km Individual 1:00:13.6 7 56
Mari Lampinen 7.5 km Sprint 27:14.5 2 16
15 km Individual 59:16.9 6 48
Tuija Sikiö 7.5 km Sprint 27:39.1 0 24
15 km Individual 58:13.1 5 38
Tuija Vuoksiala 7.5 km Sprint 28:23.2 3 36
15 km Individual 1:00:09.3 6 55
Katja Holanti
Tuija Sikiö
Mari Lampinen
Tuija Vuoksiala
4 × 7.5 km Relay 1:58:55.7 4 10

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Final
Start Rank Time Rank Total Rank
Jukka Hartonen 30 km Free 1:16:18.7 13
Karri Hietamäki 50 km Classical 2:20:50.9 40
Jari Isometsä 10 km Classical 26:06.5 23
15 km Free Pursuit DNS
30 km Free 1:15:12.5 6
Harri Kirvesniemi 10 km Classical 25:13.2 9
15 km Free Pursuit DNS
50 km Classical 2:11:19.3 12
Mika Myllylä 10 km Classical 25:05.3 6
15 km Free Pursuit +0:45 6 36:50.9 7 +1:47.1 4
30 km Free 1:14.14.5  
50 km Classical 2:08:41.9  
Jari Räsänen 10 km Classical 25:31.5 12
15 km Free Pursuit +01:11 12 36:32.7 3 +1:54.9 6
30 km Free 1:16:10.7 11
Sami Repo 50 km Classical 2:20:32.8 37
Mika Myllylä
Harri Kirvesniemi
Jari Räsänen
Jari Isometsä
4 × 10 km relay 1:42:15.6  
Women
Athlete Event Final
Start Rank Time Rank Total Rank
Mari Hietala 15 km Free 44:56.8 24
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi 5 km Classical 14:30.6  
10 km Free Pursuit +00:28 3 29:21.6 21 +2:19.5 13
30 km Classical 1:26:13.6  
Merja Lahtinen 15 km Free 43:50.7 16
30 km Classical 1:29:55.1 15
Pirkko Määttä 5 km Classical 14:51.5 9
10 km Free Pursuit +00:43 9 29:10.1 18 +2:23.0 15
30 km Classical 1:29:27.0 14
Tuulikki Pyykkönen 5 km Classical 15:13.6 18
10 km Free Pursuit DNS
Marjut Rolig 5 km Classical 15:05.1 14
10 km Free Pursuit +00:57 14 29:43.2 23 +3:10.1 21
30 km Classical 1:27:51.4 8
Pirkko Määttä
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
Merja Lahtinen
Marjut Rolig
4 × 5 km relay 59:15.9 4

Figure skatingEdit

Women
Athlete Final
Short Program Rank Free Skating Total Rank
Mila Kajas 8.0 16 10.0 18.0 12
Ice Dancing
Athlete Final
Compulsory Dance 1 Rank Compulsory Dance 2 Rank Original Dance Rank Free Dance Total Rank
Susanna Rahkamo
Petri Kokko
0.8 4 0.8 4 2.4 4 4.0 8.0 4

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Juha Holopainen Moguls 23.39 20 Did not advance
Janne Lahtela Moguls 24.60 12 24.78 9
Women
Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Minna Karhu Moguls 23.08 11 23.00 13

Ice hockeyEdit

Men's Team CompetitionEdit

Pos. No. Name 1993-94 team
G 1 Pasi Kuivalainen   KalPa
G 30 Jukka Tammi   Tampereen Ilves
G 35 Jarmo Myllys   Rauman Lukko
D 2 Marko Kiprusoff   TPS
D 4 Erik Hämäläinen   Jokerit
D 5 Timo Jutila   Tampereen Tappara
D 6 Pasi Sormunen   HIFK
D 12 Janne Laukkanen   HPK
D 23 Hannu Virta   TPS
D 26 Mika Strömberg   Jokerit
F 8 Janne Ojanen   Tampereen Tappara
F 9 Esa Keskinen   TPS
F 11 Saku Koivu   TPS
F 13 Marko Palo   HPK
F 14 Raimo Helminen   Malmö IF
F 15 Mika Alatalo   Rauman Lukko
F 16 Ville Peltonen   HIFK
F 20 Jere Lehtinen   TPS
F 24 Sami Kapanen   KalPa
F 27 Tero Lehterä   Kiekko-Espoo
F 28 Petri Varis   Jokerit
F 40 Mika Nieminen   Luleå HF
F 42 Mikko Mäkelä   Malmö IF
Results
Stage Opponent Result Points Rank
Group Stage   Czech Republic 03-01
Group Stage   Russia 05-00
Group Stage   Norway 04-00
Group Stage   Austria 06-02
Group Stage   Germany 07-01
Group Stage 25-04 10 1
Quarterfinal   United States 06-01
Semifinal   Canada 03-05
Bronze Medal Match   Russia 04-00  

Nordic combinedEdit

Athlete Event First Round Second Round Cross-country
Points Rank Points Total Rank Start Time Rank Total Rank
Hannu Manninen Individual event 95.5 32 101.5 197.0 23 +05:33 43:08.9 46 48:41.9 38
Jari Mantila Individual event 104.5 13 109.0 213.5 10 +03:43 41:13.6 31 44:56.6 14
Tapio Nurmela Individual event 95.5 32 91.5 187.0 34 +06:40 40:19.8 21 46:59.8 25
Topi Sarparanta Individual event 95.0 35 97.0 192.0 28 +06:06 39:49.7 16 45:55.7 20
Jari Mantila
Tapio Nurmela
Topi Sarparanta
Team event 311.0 6 281.0 592.0 9 +11:47 1:24:32.4 7 1:36:19.4 8

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event First Round Final
Points Rank Points Total Rank
Janne Ahonen Normal hill 112.5 24 73.5 186.0 37
Large hill 90.3 23 73.1 163.4 25
Ari-Pekka Nikkola Normal hill 116.0 19 115.0 231.0 16
Large hill 92.1 22 78.6 170.7 22
Jani Soininen Normal hill 126.0 8 132.5 258.5 6
Large hill 109.6 11 121.5 231.1 5
Janne Väätäinen Normal hill 113.0 23 93.0 206.0 30
Raimo Ylipulli Large hill 103.3 14 79.3 182.6 18
Raimo Ylipulli
Janne Väätäinen
Janne Ahonen
Jani Soininen
Team 443.8 5 445.7 889.5 5

ReferencesEdit