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Finland at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Finland is scheduled to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. Finnish athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games since the nation's official debut in 1908.

Finland at the
2020 Summer Olympics
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NOCFinnish Olympic Committee (in Finnish) (in Swedish)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors12 in 4 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games


Finnish athletes further achieved the entry standards, either by qualifying time or by world ranking, in the following track and field events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event):[1][2]

  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Aku Partanen Men's 50 km walk N/A
Topi Raitanen Men's 3000 m steeplechase N/A
Reetta Hurske Women's 100 m hurdles
Annimari Korte
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Oliver Helander Men's javelin throw
Antti Ruuskanen


Finnish sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, and the continental regattas.[3]

Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Men's Laser N/A
Women's RS:X
Women's Laser Radial N/A

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race


Finnish shooters achieved quota places for the following events by virtue of their best finishes at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series, European Championships or Games, and European Qualifying Tournament, as long as they obtained a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[4]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Men's skeet
Women's trap


Finnish swimmers achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially 1 at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[5][6]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Matti Mattsson Men's 200 m breaststroke


  1. ^ " – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  2. ^ "IAAF Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020 Entry Standards" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ "First Laser, Radial and 49erFX nations confirmed for Tokyo 2020". World Sailing. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Quota Places by Nation and Number". ISSF. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Swimming World Rankings". FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Tokyo 2020 – FINA Swimming Qualification System" (PDF). Tokyo 2020. FINA. Retrieved 23 March 2019.