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 3
Aki Karvonen 41:34.9 2
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 3
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Kari Ristanen
Juha Mieto
Harri Kirvesniemi
Aki Karvonen
1'56:31.4 3
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 1
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 1
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 1
Women's 4 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Pirkko Määttä
Eija Hyytiäinen
Marjo Matikainen
Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi
1'07:36.7 3

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 2
Jukka Ylipulli 84.0 86.0 208.3 5 48:28.5 202.525 5 410.825 3

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 3
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 2
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 1

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]