Finland at the 1996 Summer Paralympics

65 athletes (53 men and 12 women) from Finland competed at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, United States.[1]

Finland at the
1996 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IPC codeFIN
NPCFinnish Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.paralympia.fi/en
in Atlanta
Competitors65 (53 men and 12 women)
Medals
Ranked 30th
Gold
4
Silver
5
Bronze
4
Total
13
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedallistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Martti Rantavouri Archery Men's individual W1
  Gold Mikael Saleva Athletics Men's javelin F54
  Gold Juha Oikarainen
Arttu Makinen
Jani Kallunki
Jorma Kivinen
Asko Kinnunen
Marko Kauppila
Goalball Men's team
  Gold Matti Launonen
Jari Kurkinen
Table tennis Men's team 1-2
  Silver Rauno Saunavaara Athletics Men's javelin F53
  Silver Maria-Terttu Piiroinen
Iris Keitel
Mari Pekkala
Tarja Pelkonen
Merja Hanski
Goalball Women's team
  Silver Eeva Riitta Fingerroos Swimming Women's 100m backstroke B1
  Silver Eeva Riitta Fingerroos Swimming Women's 100m butterfly B1
  Silver Matti Launonen Table tennis Men's singles 1
  Bronze Eeva Riitta Fingerroos Swimming Women's 100m freestyle B1
  Bronze Eeva Riitta Fingerroos Swimming Women's 200m medley B1
  Bronze Jari Kurkinen Table tennis Men's singles 2
  Bronze Veli-Matti Tuominen
Matti Pulli
Lauri Venalainen
Esa Liukkonen
Jari Heino
Lauri Melanen
Sami Tervo
Pekka Norola
Keijo Hanninen
Reijo Salonen
Jukka Laine
Petri Kapiainen
Volleyball Men's sitting volleyball


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games: Finland". paralympic.org. Retrieved 2012-08-27.