Risto Laakkonen

Risto Juhani Laakkonen (born 6 May 1967) is a Finnish former ski jumper.

Risto Laakkonen
Country Finland
Full nameRisto Juhani Laakkonen
Born (1967-05-06) 6 May 1967 (age 55)
Kuopio, Finland
Height184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
World Cup career
Seasons19861992
Individual wins2
Indiv. podiums8
Team podiums1
Indiv. starts70
Team starts1
Four Hills titles1 (1989)
Updated on 10 February 2016.

CareerEdit

He won a gold medal in the team large hill competition at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville.

His biggest successes were at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, where he won two medals in the team large hill event (gold: 1989, silver: 1991). At the World Cup level, he won the 1989 Four Hills Tournament without winning a single competition.

World CupEdit

StandingsEdit

Season Overall 4H SF
1985/86 50 N/A
1986/87 18 N/A
1987/88 47 N/A
1988/89 7   N/A
1989/90 11 6 N/A
1990/91 19 10
1991/92 27 28

WinsEdit

No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 1988/89 4 December 1988     Thunder Bay Big Thunder K120 LH
2 1989/90 4 December 1989     Thunder Bay Big Thunder K90 NH

ReferencesEdit