Kalle Niilo Ponteva Halonen (born 25 December 1940 in Kouvola) is a Finnish former ski jumper who competed between 1960 and 1967. His biggest success was the silver medal in the individual large hill at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley.

Niilo Halonen
Medal record
Men's ski jumping
Representing  Finland
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1960 Squaw Valley Individual Large Hill
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Zakopane Individual large hill

Halonen also won the bronze medal in the individual large hill at the 1962 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Zakopane. He also finished second as well in a normal hill competition in Germany in 1964.

External linksEdit

  • N. Halonen at the International Ski Federation
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Niilo Halonen". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.