Eija Hyytiäinen

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Eija Hyytiäinen
Country Finland
Full nameEija Marita Hyytiäinen
Born (1961-01-04) 4 January 1961 (age 58)
Saarijärvi, Finland
World Cup career
Seasons19821990, 1992
Team wins0
Indiv. podiums0
Team podiums7
Indiv. starts34
Team starts9
Overall titles0 – (15th in 1983)

Elja Hyytiäinen (born 4 January 1961) is a Finnish former cross country skier who competed during the 1980s. She won a bronze medal in the 4 x 5 km relay at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.

Olympic results[edit]

  • 1 medal – (1 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  20 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1984 23 19 25 17 Bronze
1988 27 32

World Championship results[edit]

 Year   Age   5 km  10 km
 classical 
 10 km
 freestyle 
 15 km  20 km  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1987 26 12 N/A N/A N/A 6
1989 28 N/A 13 N/A 20

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

World Cup standings[edit]

 Season   Age  Overall
1982 21 40
1983 22 15
1984 23 28
1985 24 26
1986 25 17
1987 26 28
1988 27 NC
1989 28 36
1990 29 NC
1992 31 NC

Team podiums[edit]

  • 7 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1  1983–84  15 February 1984 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 4 × 5 km Relay Olympic Games[1] 3rd Määttä / Matikainen / Hämäläinen
2 26 February 1984 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay World Cup 2nd Määttä / Savolainen / Hämäläinen
3  1984–85  10 March 1985 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay World Cup 3rd Määttä / Matikainen / Kirvesniemi
4  1985–86  10 March 1985 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Määttä / Savolainen / Matikainen
5  1986–87  19 March 1987 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Matikainen / Määttä / Pyykkönen
6  1987–88  13 March 1988 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Kirvesniemi / Matikainen / Määttä
7  1989–90  4 March 1990 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay F World Cup 3rd Määttä / Kuivalainen / Pyykkönen

Note: 1 Until the 1994 Olympics, Olympic races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete : Eija HYYTIÄINEN". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 9 January 2019.

External links[edit]