Finland at the 1996 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 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta
Competitors 76 (47 men and 29 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Mikko Kolehmainen
Medals
Rank: 40
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Intercalated Games
1906

Finland competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. 76 competitors, 47 men and 29 women, took part in 74 events in 15 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

The Finnish team sent only men to the 1996 archery tournament. Each won his first match, while two were defeated in the second round. Tomi Poikolainen was the only Finn to reach the third round, where he was defeated. The squad won its first match in the team round, but was soundly defeated in the quarterfinal.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Poikolainen, Lipponen, and Tuovila → Quarterfinal, 8th place (1-1)

Athletics[edit]

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's Marathon

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Pole Vault

Men's Shot Put

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Hammer Throw


Women's 100 metres

Women's 200 metres

Women's 10.000 metres

  • Annemari Sandell
    • Qualification — 31:40.42
    • Final — 32:14.66 (→ 12th place)

Women's 4×100m Relay

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Heli Rantanen
    • Qualification — 66.54 m
    • Final — 67.94 m (→ Med 1.png Gold Medal)
  • Mikaela Ingberg
    • Qualification — 60.46 m
    • Final — 61.52 m (→ 7th place)
  • Taina Uppa
    • Qualification — 57.74 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Shot Put

Women's Long Jump

Women's Triple Jump

  • Heli Koivula
    • Qualification — 13.25 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Tiia Hautala
    • Final Result — 5887 points (→ 21st place)

Women's Marathon

Women's 10 km Walk

Badminton[edit]

Men's Singles

Canoeing[edit]

Men's Kayak Singles, 500 metres

Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Women's Individual Road Race

Women's Individual Time Trial

Track Competition[edit]

Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Women's Sprint, 1,000 metres

Women's Points Race

Equestrianism[edit]

Individual Mixed Dressage

Fencing[edit]

One female fencer represented Finland in 1996.

Women's épée

Judo[edit]

Men's Half-Lightweight

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Women's Individual Rhythmic Gymnastics

Rowing[edit]

Men's Single Sculls

Women's Single Sculls

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Freestyle

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Jani Sievinen
    • Heat — 1:49.05
    • Swim-off for 8th — 1:48.89 (→ scratched second swim-off)
  • Antti Kasvio
    • Heat — 1:50.55 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Vesa Hanski
    • Heat — 54.73 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Vesa Hanski
    • Heat — 1:59.73
    • B-Final — 1:59.64 (→ 10th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Jani Sievinen
    • Heat — 2:01.05
    • Final — 2:00.13 (→ Med 2.png Silver Medal)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay


Women's 50 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 200 m Freestyle

Women's 400 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Anu Koivisto
    • Heat — 1:05.26 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Anu Koivisto
    • Heat — 2:19.58 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Mia Hagman
    • Heat — 1:13.01 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Mia Hagman
    • Heat — 2:36.11 (→ did not advance, 25th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay

Weightlifting[edit]

Men's Lightweight

Men's Heavyweight

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Lightweight, Greco-Roman

Men's Welterweight, Greco-Roman

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Men's Super-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland at the 1996 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-02-11.