Finland at the 1984 Winter 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 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo
Competitors 45 (40 men, 5 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer Jorma Valtonen, ice hockey
Medals
Rank: 4
Gold
4
Silver
3
Bronze
6
Total
13
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Finland competed at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Kirvesniemi, Marja-LiisaMarja-Liisa Kirvesniemi Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km
 Gold Kirvesniemi, Marja-LiisaMarja-Liisa Kirvesniemi Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
 Gold Kirvesniemi, Marja-LiisaMarja-Liisa Kirvesniemi Cross-country skiing Women's 20 km
 Gold Nykänen, MattiMatti Nykänen Ski jumping Men's large hill (K120 individual 90m)
 Silver Karvonen, AkiAki Karvonen Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km
 Silver Karjalainen, JoukoJouko Karjalainen Nordic combined Men's individual
 Silver Nykänen, MattiMatti Nykänen Ski jumping Men's normal hill (K90 individual 70m)
 Bronze Kirvesniemi, HarriHarri Kirvesniemi Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km
 Bronze Mieto, JuhaJuha Mieto
Karvonen, AkiAki Karvonen
Kirvesniemi, HarriHarri Kirvesniemi
Ristanen, KariKari Ristanen
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 x 10 km relay
 Bronze Karvonen, AkiAki Karvonen Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km
 Bronze Hyytiainen, EijaEija Hyytiainen
Kirvesniemi, Marja-LiisaMarja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
Matikainen, MarjoMarjo Matikainen
Määttä, PirkkoPirkko Määttä
Cross-country skiing Women's 4 x 5 km relay
 Bronze Ylipulli, JukkaJukka Ylipulli Nordic combined Men's individual
 Bronze Puikkonen, JariJari Puikkonen Ski jumping Men's normal hill (K90 individual 70m)

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Risto Punkka 4 34:28.5 34
Tapio Piipponen 1 32:28.7 15
Toivo Mäkikyrö 2 32:22.5 13
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Keijo Tiitola 1'14:32.8 5 1'19:32.8 18
Arto Jääskeläinen 1'14:23.3 5 1'19:23.3 16
Tapio Piipponen 1'12:38.4 6 1'18:38.4 12
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Keijo Tiitola
Toivo Mäkikyrö
Arto Jääskeläinen
Tapio Piipponen
2 1'43:16.0 7
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Kari Härkönen 42:49.3 13
Juha Mieto 42:05.8 4
Harri Kirvesniemi 41:45.6 3rd
Aki Karvonen 41:34.9 2nd
30 km Kari Ristanen 1'33:02.6 17
Juha Mieto 1'31:48.3 8
Harri Kirvesniemi 1'31:37.4 7
Aki Karvonen 1'30:59.7 5
50 km Kari Ristanen 2'23:10.6 15
Juha Mieto 2'21:53.1 10
Harri Kirvesniemi 2'18:34.1 4
Aki Karvonen 2'17:04.7 3rd
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Kari Ristanen
Juha Mieto
Harri Kirvesniemi
Aki Karvonen
1'56:31.4 3rd
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Marjo Matikainen 18:21.6 22
Eija Hyytiäinen 18:11.6 19
Pirkko Määttä 17:48.0 10
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi 17:04.0 1st
10 km Erja Kuivalainen 35:35.2 37
Eija Hyytiäinen 34:33.8 25
Pirkko Määttä 34:13.4 19
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi 31:44.2 1st
20 km Erja Kuivalainen 1'07:26.4 29
Eija Hyytiäinen 1'05:38.8 17
Pirkko Määttä 1'04:37.6 9
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi 1'01:45.0 1st
Women's 4 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Pirkko Määttä
Eija Hyytiäinen
Marjo Matikainen
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
1'07:36.7 3rd

Ice hockey[edit]

Group B[edit]

Top two teams (shaded ones) advanced to the medal round.

Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
 Czechoslovakia 5 5 0 0 38 7 10
 Canada 5 4 1 0 24 10 8
 Finland 5 2 2 1 27 19 5
 United States 5 1 2 2 16 17 4
 Austria 5 1 4 0 13 37 2
 Norway 5 0 4 1 15 43 1
  • Finland 4-3 Austria
  • Finland 16-2 Norway
  • Canada 4-2 Finland
  • Czechoslovakia 7-2 Finland
  • Finland 3-3 USA

Game for 5th Place[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
 West Germany 7–4  Finland

Leading scorers[edit]

Rk Team GP G A Pts
4th Raimo Summanen 6 4 7 11
6th Petri Skriko 6 6 4 10

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Rauno Miettinen Individual 79.5 86.0 205.5 6 49:02.2 197.470 9 402.970 4
Jouko Karjalainen 83.0 83.0 196.9 15 46:32.0 220.000 1 416.900 2nd
Jukka Ylipulli 84.0 86.0 208.3 5 48:28.5 202.525 5 410.825 3rd

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Markku Pusenius Normal hill 79.5 89.2 85.0 99.0 188.2 20
Jari Puikkonen 81.5 95.4 91.5 117.4 212.8 3rd
Pentti Kokkonen 84.0 101.4 84.0 99.9 201.3 12
Matti Nykänen 91.0 114.1 84.0 99.9 214.0 2nd
Pentti Kokkonen Large hill 98.5 90.1 99.0 92.3 182.4 14
Markku Pusenius 100.5 93.4 97.0 87.5 180.9 16
Jari Puikkonen 103.5 100.1 102.0 96.5 196.6 5
Matti Nykänen 116.0 119.1 111.0 112.1 231.2 1st

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Urpo Pikkupeura 39.88 27
Jouko Vesterlund 39.15 17
1000 m Urpo Pikkupeura 1:19.13 23
Jouko Vesterlund 1:18.12 12
1500 m Pertti Niittylä 2:00.01 9
5000 m Pertti Niittylä 7:17.97 6
10,000 m Pertti Niittylä 15:15.18 18

References[edit]