Jaana Savolainen

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Jaana Savolainen
Medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Representing  Finland
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Calgary 4 x 5 km relay
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Lahti 4 x 5 km relay

Jaana Maarit Savolainen (born 23 January 23, 1964 in Lappeenranta) is a Finnish former cross-country skier who competed from 1984 to 1993. She won a bronze medal in the 4 x 5 km at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary and finished 18th in the 5 km + 10 km combined pursuit event at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville.

Savolainen also won a gold medal in the 4 x 5 km relay at the 1989 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti. She also won the 10 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1986.

World Cup results[edit]

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

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 2 victories
  • 4 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  1985–86  7 December 1985 Canada Labrador City, Canada 5 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
2 15 March 1986 Norway Oslo, Norway 10 km Individual F World Cup 1st
3  1987–88  13 December 1987 France La Clusaz, France 5 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
4 1989–90 9 December 1989 United States Soldier Hollow, United States 5 km Individual C World Cup 1st

Team podiums[edit]

  • 1 victory
  • 8 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1  1983–84  26 February 1984 Sweden Falun, Italy 4 x 5 km Relay World Cup 2nd Määttä / Hyytiäinen / Hämäläinen
2  1985–86  1 March 1986 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 x 5 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Määttä / Hyytiäinen / Matikainen
3  1986–87  1 March 1987 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 x 5 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Pyykkönen / Määttä / Matikainen
4  1987–88  21 February 1988 Canada Calgary, Canada 4 x 5 km Relay F Olympic Games[1] 3rd Määttä / Kirvesniemi / Matikainen
5 1988–89 23 February 1989 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 x 5 km Relay M World Championships[1] 1st Määttä / Kirvesniemi / Matikainen
6  1989–90  11 March 1990 Sweden Örnsköldsvik, Sweden 4 x 5 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Pyykkönen / Määttä / Kuivalainen
7  1990–91  10 March 1991 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 5 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Lukkarinen / Lahtinen / Kirvesniemi
8  1991–92  8 March 1992 Sweden Funäsdalen, Sweden 4 x 5 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Riikola / Lukkarinen / Kirvesniemi

Note: 1 Until the 1999 World Championships and the 1994 Olympics, World Championship and Olympic races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete : SAVOLAINEN Jaana". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 1 March 2018. 

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