Finland at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Finland at the Olympic Games

Flag of Finland
IOC code  FIN
NOC Finnish Olympic Committee
Website sport.fi/olympiakomitea (Finnish)
At the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam
Competitors 69 (67 men, 2 women) in 11 sports
Medals
Rank: 3
Gold
8
Silver
8
Bronze
9
Total
25
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Intercalated Games
1906

Finland competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 69 competitors (67 men and 2 women) took part in 48 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Larva, HarriHarri Larva Athletics Men's 1500 m August 2
 Gold Ritola, VilleVille Ritola Athletics Men's 5000 m August 3
 Gold Nurmi, PaavoPaavo Nurmi Athletics Men's 10,000 m July 29
 Gold Loukola, ToivoToivo Loukola Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase August 4
 Gold Yrjölä, PaavoPaavo Yrjölä Athletics Men's decathlon August 5
 Gold Mäkinen, KaarloKaarlo Mäkinen Wrestling Men's freestyle bantamweight August 1
 Gold Haavisto, ArvoArvo Haavisto Wrestling Men's freestyle welterweight August 1
 Gold Kokkinen, VäinöVäinö Kokkinen Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman middleweight August 5
 Silver Nurmi, PaavoPaavo Nurmi Athletics Men's 5000 m August 3
Men's 3000 m steeplechase August 4
 Silver Ritola, VilleVille Ritola Athletics Men's 10,000 m July 29
 Silver Kivi, AnteroAntero Kivi Athletics Men's discus throw August 1
 Silver Järvinen, AkillesAkilles Järvinen Athletics Men's decathlon August 5
 Silver Pihlajamäki, KustaaKustaa Pihlajamäki Wrestling Men's freestyle featherweight August 1
 Silver Sihvola, AukustiAukusti Sihvola Wrestling Men's freestyle heavyweight August 1
 Silver Nyström, HjalmarHjalmar Nyström Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman heavyweight August 5
 Bronze Purje, EinoEino Purje Athletics Men's 1500 m August 2
 Bronze Andersen, OveOve Andersen Athletics Men's 3000 m steeplechase August 4
 Bronze Marttelin, MarttiMartti Marttelin Athletics Men's marathon August 5
 Bronze Tuulos, VilhoVilho Tuulos Athletics Men's triple jump August 2
 Bronze Savolainen, HeikkiHeikki Savolainen Gymnastics Men's pommel horse August 8
 Bronze Broman, BertelBertel Broman Sailing 12 foot dinghy August 9
 Bronze Leino, EinoEino Leino Wrestling Men's freestyle lightweight August 1
 Bronze Westerlund, EdvardEdvard Westerlund Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman lightweight August 5
 Bronze Pellinen, OnniOnni Pellinen Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman light heavyweight August 5

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

One male cyclist represented Finland in 1928.

Individual road race

Diving[edit]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Two fencers, both men, represented Finland in 1928.

Men's foil
Men's épée

Gymnastics[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three pentathletes, all men, represented Finland in 1928.

Sailing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-04-25. 

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