|Born||16 May 1969|
|Height||172 m (564 ft 4 in)|
|Personal best||183 m (600 ft)|
Kulm, 9-11 February 1996
|World Cup career|
|Overall titles||1 (1990)|
|JP titles||1 (1996)|
|Updated on 10 February 2016.|
Ari-Pekka Nikkola (born 16 May 1969) is a Finnish former ski jumper.
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 February 1987||Lahti||Salpausselkä K88||NH|
|2||4 March 1987||Örnsköldsvik||Paradiskullen K82||NH|
|3||1989/90||10 December 1989||Lake Placid||MacKenzie Intervale K86||NH|
|4||4 January 1990||Innsbruck||Bergiselschanze K109||LH|
|5||11 February 1990||Engelberg||Gross-Titlis-Schanze K120||LH|
|6||25 March 1990||Planica||Bloudkova velikanka K120||LH|
|7||1990/91||4 January 1991||Innsbruck||Bergiselschanze K109||LH|
|8||1995/96||16 December 1995||Chamonix||Le Mont K95||NH|
|9||21 January 1996||Sapporo||Ōkurayama K115||LH|
- Ari-Pekka Nikkola at the International Ski Federation
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ari-Pekka Nikkola". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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