Finland at the 2000 Summer Paralympics

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Finland at the
2000 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IPC code FIN
NPC Finnish Paralympic Committee
in Sydney
Competitors 50 (39 male, 11 female)
Ranked 43rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 3 6 10
Summer Paralympics appearances

There were 11 female and 39 male athletes representing the country at the 2000 Summer Paralympics.[1]


Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Tiina Ala-Aho Athletics Women's shot put F33-34
 Silver Mikael Saleva Athletics Men's javelin F55
 Silver Erkki Pekkala Shooting Mixed air rifle prone SH1
 Silver Matti Launonen Table tennis Men's singles 1
 Bronze Rauno Saunavaara Athletics Men's javelin F54
 Bronze Marita Tevali Equestrian Mixed dressage freestyle grade IV
 Bronze Pekka Kantola Swimming Men's 50m backstroke S2
 Bronze Eeva Riitta Fingerroos Swimming Women's 100m freestyle S11
 Bronze Kimmo Jokinen Table tennis Men's singles 8
 Bronze Veli-Matti Tuominen
Matti Pulli
Olavi Venalainen
Aulis Vistbacka
Lauri Melanen
Sami Tervo
Petri Kapiainen
Jukka Laine
Jari Heino
Keijo Hanninen
Allan Pynnonen
Volleyball Men's sitting

See also[edit]



  • International Paralympic Committee (2000). "Appendix C: Athlete Numbers - By Delegation". Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games Post Games Report. Sydney. 

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