Marko Yli-Hannuksela

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Marko Yli-Hannuksela
Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling
Competitor for  Finland
Olympic Games
Silver 2004 Athens Light Welterweight
Bronze 2000 Sydney Welterweight

Marko Juhani Yli-Hannuksela (born December 21, 1973) is a former Finnish wrestler from Ilmajoki. His most notable accomplishments are his two Olympic medals and a world championship in Greco-Roman wrestling. After failing to qualify for 2008 Olympic Games, he decided to retire in August 2008.

His local sports team are the Ilmajoen Kisailijat, and he is coached by his father Seppo Yli-Hannuksela. He has five children with his wife Gita.

Accomplishments[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

World Championships[edit]

  • 2005 - bronze (74 kg)
  • 2003 - 7. (74 kg)
  • 2002 - 9. (74 kg)
  • 2001 - 6. (76 kg)
  • 1999 - 10. (76 kg)
  • 1998 - 9. (76 kg)
  • 1997 - gold (76 kg)
  • 1995 - 8. (68 kg)
  • 1994 - 6. (68 kg)

European Championships[edit]

  • 2003 - 8. (74 kg)
  • 2002 - bronze (74 kg)
  • 2001 - 9. (76 kg)
  • 2000 - 12. (76 kg)
  • 1999 - 6. (76 kg)
  • 1998 - 7. (76 kg)
  • 1997 - 4. (69 kg)
  • 1996 - 5. (68 kg)
  • 1995 - bronze (68 kg)
  • 1994 - 12. (68 kg)

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