Kari Ristanen

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Kari Ristanen
Medal record
Men's cross country skiing
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Sarajevo 4 x 10 km
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1989 Lahti 4 x 10 km

Kari Ristanen (born July 27, 1958) was a Finnish cross-country skier who competed during the 1980s. He won a bronze medal in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.

Ristanen also won a silver in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1989 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti.

His best individual finish was second twice in the World Cup (1985, 1986).

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