|Full name||Ari-Pekka Nikkola|
16 May 1969 |
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Personal best||183 m (600 ft)
Kulm, Jan 1996
|World Cup career|
|Overall titles||1 (1990)|
|NH/LH titles||1 (1996)|
|Updated on 30 mar 2015.|
Ari-Pekka Nikkola (born 16 May 1969) is a Finnish former ski jumper who competed from 1986 to 1998.
He won two gold medals in the Team large hill competition at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary and the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville. His best individual finish was a 15th place in the Individual normal hill at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano.
His biggest successes were at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, where he won seven medals. This included four golds (Team large hill: 1987, 1989, 1995, and 1997), two silver (Individual normal hill: 1989, Team large hill: 1991), and one bronze (Individual normal hill: 1991).
|1||1986-87||28 Feb 1987||Lahti||Salpausselkä K-88||NH|
|2||4 Mar 1987||Örnsköldsvik||Paradiskullen K-82||NH|
|3||1989-90||10 Dec 1989||Lake Placid||MacKenzie Intervale K-86||NH|
|4||4 Jan 1990||Innsbruck||Bergiselschanze K-109||LH|
|5||11 Feb 1990||Engelberg||Gross-Titlis-Schanze K-120||LH|
|6||25 Mar 1990||Planica||Bloudkova velikanka K-120||LH|
|7||1990-91||4 Jan 1991||Innsbruck||Bergiselschanze K-109||LH|
|8||1995-96||16 Dec 1995||Chamonix||Le Mont K-95||NH|
|9||21 Jan 1996||Sapporo||Ōkurayama K-115||LH|
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