Finland at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Finland at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IOC code FIN
NOC Finnish Olympic Committee
Website sport.fi/olympiakomitea (in Finnish) (in Swedish)
in Montreal
Competitors 83 (77 men and 6 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Lasse Virén
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 2 0 6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Finland competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 83 competitors, 77 men and 6 women, took part in 63 events in 14 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Archery[edit]

In the nation's second appearance in archery competition at the Olympics, Finland entered two men. Defending bronze medallist Kyösti Laasonen competed again, this time placing 15th.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 800 metres

Men's 5.000 metres

  • Lasse Virén
    • Heat — 13:33.39
    • Final — 13:24.76 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)
  • Lasse Orimus
    • Heat — 13:23.43 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10.000 metres

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

Men's Marathon

Men's Discus Throw

  • Pentti Kahma
    • Qualification — 62.10m
    • Final — 63.12m (→ 6th place)
  • Markku Tuokko
    • Qualification — 59.80m (→ did not advance)

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

One cyclist represented Finland in 1976.

Individual road race
Individual pursuit

Fencing[edit]

Four fencers, all men, represented Finland in 1976.

Men's épée
Men's team épée

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Finland in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Risto Hurme
  • Jussi Pelli
  • Heikki Hulkkonen

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-03.