Tuulikki Pyykkönen

Tuulikki Pyykkönen (born 25 November 1963 in Puolanka, Kainuu) is a Finnish former cross-country skier who competed from 1987 to 1998. She won a bronze medal at the 4 × 5 km relay in the 1997 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships and had her best finish of sixth in the 15 km event at the 1989 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

Tuulikki Pyykkönen
Country Finland
Born (1963-11-25) 25 November 1963 (age 56)
Puolanka, Finland
World Cup career
Seasons19841998
Individual wins0
Team wins0
Indiv. podiums1
Team podiums8
Indiv. starts80
Team starts22
Overall titles0 – (10th in 1990)

Pyykkönen's best individual finish at the Winter Olympics was 12th in the 5 km at Calgary in 1988. Her only individual victory was in a 5 km event in Finland in 1995.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  15 km  Pursuit   20 km  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1988 24 12 29 N/A N/A N/A
1992 28 29 N/A 33 N/A
1994 30 18 N/A DNS N/A
1998 34 17 N/A 12 DNS N/A 7

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km
 classical 
 10 km
 freestyle 
 15 km  Pursuit  20 km  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1987 23 12 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1989 25 N/A 7 17 6 N/A N/A
1991 27 12 N/A N/A N/A 4
1993 29 13 N/A N/A 13 N/A 4
1995 31 11 N/A N/A 34 N/A 6
1997 33 19 N/A N/A DNF N/A DNF Bronze

World CupEdit

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age 
Overall Long Distance Sprint
1984 24 NC N/A N/A
1985 25 NC N/A N/A
1990 26 NC N/A N/A
1991 27 NC N/A N/A
1992 28 37 N/A N/A
1993 29 51 N/A N/A
1994 30 25 N/A N/A
1995 31 23 N/A N/A
1996 32 36 N/A N/A
1997 33 NC NC
1998 34 NC NC

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 1 podium
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  1989–90  9 December 1989   Soldier Hollow, United States 5 km Individual C World Cup 2nd

Team podiumsEdit

  • 8 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1  1986–87  1 March 1987   Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Määttä / Savolainen / Matikainen
2 19 March 1987   Oslo, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Hyytiäinen / Matikainen / Määttä
3  1989–90  4 March 1990   Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay F World Cup 3rd Määttä / Kuivalainen / Hyytiäinen
4 11 March 1990   Örnsköldsvik, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Määttä / Kuivalainen / Savolainen
5  1993–94  4 March 1994   Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Rolig / Lahtinen / Kirvesniemi
6  1995–96  17 March 1996   Oslo, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Sirviö / Pulkkinen / Kittilä
7  1996–97  28 February 1997   Trondheim, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Championships[1] 3rd Sirviö / Pulkkinen / Salonen
8 9 March 1997   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Sirviö / Pulkkinen / Salonen

Note: 1 Until the 1999 World Championships, World Championship races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PYYKOENEN Tuulikki". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 18 December 2019.

External linksEdit