Juha Hirvi

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Juha Hirvi
Medal record
Men's shooting
Representing  Finland
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney 50 m rifle 3 pos
ISSF World Shooting Championships
Silver medal – second place 1986 Suhl 50 m rifle kneeling
Silver medal – second place 1998 Barcelona 50 m rifle prone

Juha Hirvi (born March 25, 1960 in Kymi) is a Finnish sport shooter. He won the silver medal in men's 50 metre rifle three positions at the 2000 Summer Olympics. He has also won two silver medals in ISSF World Shooting Championships. He was the flag-bearer for Finland at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics opening ceremony.

Juha Hirvi made Finnish Olympic history in 2008 when he participated in his sixth Olympic Games, which is a record among Finnish athletes. He holds the record with other 2008 participant, dressage rider Kyra Kyrklund and three winter Olympians: cross country skiers Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi and Harri Kirvesniemi and ice hockey player Raimo Helminen.[1] Juha Hirvi's manager is Finnish Sport Management Agency SportElite.[2]

Olympic results
Event 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008
50 metre rifle three positions 17th
1167
4th
1172+92.8
13th
1164
2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver
1171+99.5
15th
1160
12th
1168
50 metre rifle prone 24th
594
6th
597+102.5
42nd
589
25th
592
9th
594
7th
595+103.5
10 metre air rifle 17th
587
27th
584
15th
589
18th
588
45th
580

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