Jouni Kortelainen

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Jouni Ensio Kortelainen (born 9 June 1957 in Polvijärvi) is a retired male long-distance runner from Finland. He represented his native country at the 1980 Summer Olympics in the men's marathon. He set his personal best (2:12:09) in the classic distance on 3 May 1980, finishing in fourth place in Chemnitz. Kortelainen won the men's national marathon title in 1986.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Finland
1978 Košice Peace Marathon Košice, Czechoslovakia 3rd Marathon 2:16:50.2 [1]
1979 Košice Peace Marathon Košice, Czechoslovakia 1st Marathon 2:15:12
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union Marathon DNF
1981 Boston Marathon Boston, United States 12th Marathon 2:13:15
1982 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan 5th Marathon 2:12:15
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany Marathon DNF
1987 Hamburg Marathon Hamburg, West Germany 5th Marathon 2:17:03
1990 Hamburg Marathon Hamburg, West Germany 12th Marathon 2:17:14
1991 Hamburg Marathon Hamburg, Germany 10th Marathon 2:17:09
1992 Houston Marathon Houston, United States 8th Marathon 2:15:58


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