Finland at the 1988 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 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul
Competitors 78 (59 men, 19 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Jouko Salomäki (wrestling)
Medals
Rank: 25
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Finland competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. 78 competitors, 59 men and 19 women, took part in 66 events in 15 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

  • Harri Koskela — Wrestling, Men's Greco-Roman Light Heavyweight

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

The Finnish team did not fare as well at the 1988 Olympic archery competition as they had previously, though the men's team was almost able to capture a medal. Only one archer placed in the top eight in individual competition.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

  • Aaltonen, Poikolainen, and Heinonen — Preliminary Round (→ 13th place)

Men's Team Competition:

  • Vikstrom, Poikolainen, and Falck — Final (→ 4th place)

Athletics[edit]

Men's Long Jump

  • Jarmo Kärnä
    • Qualification — 7.90m
    • Final — 7.82m (→ 10th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Harri Huhtala
    • Qualification — 77.34m
    • Final — 75.38m (→ 9th place)
  • Juha Tiainen
    • Qualification — 73.24m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Tapio Korjus
    • Qualification — 81.42m
    • Final — 84.28m (→ Med 1.png Gold Medal)
  • Seppo Räty
    • Qualification — 81.62m
    • Final — 83.26m (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Kimmo Kinnunen
    • Qualification — 80.24m
    • Final — 78.04m (→ 10th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 10.94s
  2. Long Jump — 7.56m
  3. Shot Put — 15.34m
  4. High Jump — 1.97m
  5. 400 metres — 49.94s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 14.25s
  7. Discus Throw — 41.86m
  8. Pole Vault — 4.80m
  9. Javelin Throw — 66.64m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:55.89s


Women's Marathon

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Tiina Lillak
    • Qualification – 60.06m (→ did not advance)

Women's Heptathlon

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Women's Individual Road Race

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

One male fencer represented Finland in 1988.

Men's épée

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Petri Suominen
    1. Heat – 1:03.58
    2. B-Final – 1:04.04 (→ 14th place)

Men's 200m Breaststroke

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-18.