Finland at the 1924 Winter Olympics

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Finland at the
1924 Winter Olympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IOC code FIN
NOC Finnish Olympic Committee
Website sport.fi/olympiakomitea (Finnish) (Swedish)
in Chamonix
Competitors 17 (16 men, 1 woman) in 6 sports
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 4 3 11
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Finland competed at the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France. Finnish athletes won a total of 11 medals. The majority of these were awarded in speed skating, to Clas Thunberg and Julius Skutnabb.

Medalists[edit]

The following Finnish competitors won medals at the Games. In the 'by discipline' sections below, medallists' names are in bold.

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Thunberg, ClasClas Thunberg Speed skating Men's 1500 m
 Gold Thunberg, ClasClas Thunberg Speed skating Men's 5000 m
 Gold Skutnabb, JuliusJulius Skutnabb Speed skating Men's 10,000 m
 Gold Thunberg, ClasClas Thunberg Speed skating Men's all-round
 Silver Jakobsson, LudowikaLudowika Jakobsson
Jakobsson, WalterWalter Jakobsson
Figure skating Pairs
 Silver Bremer, VäinöVäinö Bremer
Eskelinen, AugustAugust Eskelinen
Hirvonen, HeikkiHeikki Hirvonen
Lappalainen, MarttiMartti Lappalainen
Military patrol Men's event
 Silver Skutnabb, JuliusJulius Skutnabb Speed skating Men's 5000 m
 Silver Thunberg, ClasClas Thunberg Speed skating Men's 10.000 m
 Bronze Niku, TapaniTapani Niku Cross-country skiing Men's 18 km
 Bronze Thunberg, ClasClas Thunberg Speed skating Men's 500 m
 Bronze Skutnabb, JuliusJulius Skutnabb Speed skating Men's all-round

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
18 km Anton Collin 1'33:54.6 16
Matti Ritola 1'25:13.0 11
Matti Raivio 1'19:10.4 7
Tapani Niku 1'16:26.0 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
50 km Anton Collin DNF
Erkki Kämäräinen DNF
Tapani Niku DNF
Matti Raivio 4'06:50 7

Figure skating[edit]

Pairs
Athletes Points Score Final rank
Ludowika Jakobsson
Walter Jakobsson
18.5 10.25 2nd, silver medalist(s)

Military patrol[edit]

Athletes Time Shots on target Final Time (-30s./hit) Rank
August Eskelinen
Heikki Hirvonen
Martti Lappalainen
Väinö Bremer
4'05:40 11 4'00:10 2nd, silver medalist(s)

Nordic combined[edit]

Events:

  • 18 km cross-country skiing
  • normal hill ski jumping

The cross-country skiing part of this event was combined with the main medal event of cross-country skiing. Those results can be found above in this article in the cross-country skiing section. Some athletes (but not all) entered in both the cross-country skiing and Nordic combined event, their time on the 18 km was used for both events. One would expect that athletes competing at the Nordic combined event, would participate in the cross-country skiing event as well, as they would have the opportunity to win more than one medal. This was not always the case due to the maximum number of athletes (here: 4) could represent a country per event.

The ski jumping (normal hill) event was held separate from the main medal event of ski jumping, results can be found in the table below.

Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Total points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Verner Eklöf Individual 37.0 37.0 14.916 11 1'34.11 10.250 11 12.583 9
Sulo Jääskeläinen 41.5 41.0 16.604 6 1'42.30 6.125 19 11.365 16

Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Total Rank
Tuure Nieminen Normal hill 42.5 16.192 14 41.0 16.333 16.263 13
Sulo Jääskeläinen 42.5 16.543 10 42.5 16.293 16.418 11

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Julius Skutnabb 46.4 10
Asser Wallenius 45.0 5
Clas Thunberg 44.8 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
1500 m Asser Wallenius DNF
Julius Skutnabb 2:26.6 4
Clas Thunberg 2:20.8 1st, gold medalist(s)
5000 m Asser Wallenius 9:12.8 10
Julius Skutnabb 8:48.4 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Clas Thunberg 8:39.0 1st, gold medalist(s)
10,000 m Asser Wallenius 19:03.8 10
Clas Thunberg 18:07.8 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Julius Skutnabb 18:04.8 1st, gold medalist(s)

All-round
Distances: 500 m; 1000 m; 5000 m & 10,000 m.

Athlete Until distance 1 Until distance 2 Until distance 3 Total
Points Score rank Points Score rank Points Score rank Points Score rank
Asser Wallenius 15 54.80 15 25 118.78 13 35 177.11 12 DNF
Julius Skutnabb 6 46.40 6 7 99.24 3 11 148.11 3 11 202.35 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Clas Thunberg 1 44.80 1 2.5 96.70 1 3.5 143.63 1 5.5 198.02 1st, gold medalist(s)

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