Finland at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Finland at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IPC code FIN
NPC Finnish Paralympic Committee
Website www.paralympia.fi/en
in Beijing
Competitors 30 in 13 sports
Medals
Ranked 40th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 2 2 6
Summer Paralympics appearances

Finland competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. Athletes were selected by the Finnish Paralympic Committee on July 2, 2008.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Markku Niinimäki Men's javelin Men's F53/54
 Gold Leo-Pekka Tähti Athletics Men's 100 metres
 Silver Markku Niinimäki Athletics Shot put F53–54
 Silver Jarmo Ollanketo Cycling Road race B&VI 1–3
 Bronze Jani Kallunki Judo Men's 66kgX1
 Bronze Leo-Pekka Tähti Athletics Men's 200 metres

Archery - Paralympic pictogram.svg Archery[edit]

Men

Athletics - Paralympic pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

Men

Women

Boccia - Paralympic pictogram.svg Boccia[edit]

Mixed

Cycling - Paralympic pictogram.svg Cycling[edit]

Men

Equestrian - Paralympic pictogram.svg Equestrian[edit]

Mixed

Goalball - Paralympic pictogram.svg Goalball[edit]

Men

Judo - Paralympic pictogram.svg Judo[edit]

Men

Powerlifting - Paralympic pictogram.svg Powerlifting[edit]

Men

Sailing - Paralympic pictogram.svg Sailing[edit]

Finland received one national entry to the 2008 Summer Paralympics sailing events:[2]

Men

Shooting - Paralympic pictogram.svg Shooting[edit]

Men

Women

Swimming - Paralympic pictogram.svg Swimming[edit]

Men

Table tennis - Paralympic pictogram.svg Table tennis[edit]

Men

Wheelchair tennis - Paralympic pictogram.svg Wheelchair tennis[edit]

Men

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peking 2008 paralympialaiset - Suomen joukkue" (Finnish), Finnish Paralympic Committee, August 19, 2008
  2. ^ "National Line Up For 2008 Paralympic Sailing Competition", International Association for Disabled Sailing, July 16, 2008

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