|Full name||Panu Oula Jääskeläinen|
8 March 1969 |
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 1 1⁄2 in)|
|Former coach||Doug Leigh, Michelle Leigh, Annlisa Uotila|
|Former choreographer||Michelle Leigh, Robert McCall|
|Former skating club||Etelä Vantaan Taitoluisteljat|
|Former training locations||Barrie|
Panu Oula Jääskeläinen (born 8 March 1969) is a Finnish former competitive figure skater. He is the 1992 Piruetten silver medalist, a two-time Nordic bronze medalist, and a five-time Finnish national champion. He represented Finland at the 1992 Winter Olympics.
Jääskeläinen was sent to ten European Championships from 1985 to 1994, achieving his best result, eighth, at the 1993 event in Helsinki. He also competed at nine World Championships and reached his highest placement, 12th, at the 1991 event in Munich. Jääskeläinen was selected to represent Finland at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville and finished 19th. During his career, he trained at the Mariposa School of Skating in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.
Jääskeläinen retired from competition in 1994 and then joined an ice show in Blackpool, England. He also appeared on Strictly Ice Dancing, partnering with celebrity Carol Smillie. He began coaching in Cape Town, South Africa in around 2006 or 2007.
|Inter. de Paris||10th|
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