List of flag bearers for Finland at the Olympics

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Finland at the
Olympics
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IOC code FIN
NOC Finnish Olympic Committee
Website sport.fi/olympiakomitea (Finnish) (Swedish)
Medals
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Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

This is a list of flag bearers who have represented Finland at the Olympics.[1]

Flag bearers carry the national flag of their country at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.

# Event year Season Flag bearer Sport
47 2016 Summer Tuuli Petäjä-Sirén Sailing
46 2014 Winter Rukajärvi, EnniEnni Rukajärvi Snowboarding
45 2012 Summer Seppälä, Hanna-MariaHanna-Maria Seppälä Swimming
44 2010 Winter Peltonen, VilleVille Peltonen Ice hockey
43 2008 Summer Hirvi, JuhaJuha Hirvi Shooting sport
42 2006 Winter Lahtela, JanneJanne Lahtela Freestyle skiing
41 2004 Summer Johanson, ThomasThomas Johanson Sailing
40 2002 Winter Nieminen, ToniToni Nieminen Ski jumping
39 2000 Summer Karjalainen, Olli-PekkaOlli-Pekka Karjalainen Athletics (track and field)
38 1998 Winter Ahonen, JanneJanne Ahonen Ski jumping
37 1996 Summer Kolehmainen, MikkoMikko Kolehmainen Canoe racing
36 1994 Winter Kirvesniemi-Hämälainen, Marja-LiisaMarja-Liisa Kirvesniemi-Hämälainen Cross-country skiing
35 1992 Summer Koskela, HarriHarri Koskela Greco-Roman wrestling
34 1992 Winter Blomqvist, TimoTimo Blomqvist Ice hockey
33 1988 Summer Salomäki, JoukoJouko Salomäki Greco-Roman wrestling
32 1988 Winter Niittylä, PerttiPertti Niittylä Speed skating
31 1984 Summer Rechardt, EskoEsko Rechardt Sailing
30 1984 Winter Valtonen, JormaJorma Valtonen Ice hockey
29 1980 Summer Tallberg, PeterPeter Tallberg Sailing
28 1980 Winter Ikola, HeikkiHeikki Ikola Biathlon
27 1976 Summer Virén, LasseLasse Virén Athletics
26 1976 Winter Miettinen, RaunoRauno Miettinen Nordic combined
25 1972 Summer Nummisto, IlkkaIlkka Nummisto Canoe racing
24 1972 Winter Mieto, JuhaJuha Mieto Cross-country skiing
23 1968 Summer Linnosvuo, PenttiPentti Linnosvuo Shooting sport
22 1968 Winter Kankkonen, VeikkoVeikko Kankkonen Ski jumping
21 1964 Summer Ekman, EugenEugen Ekman Artistic gymnastics
20 1964 Winter Hakulinen, VeikkoVeikko Hakulinen Biathlon[2]
19 1960 Summer Landström, EelesEeles Landström Athletics
18 1960 Winter Korhonen, PaavoPaavo Korhonen Nordic combined
17 1956 Summer Landström, EelesEeles Landström Athletics
16 1956 Winter Hyvärinen, AnttiAntti Hyvärinen Ski jumping
15 1956 Equestrian Estola, ErkkiErkki Estola
14 1952 Summer Suvivuo, VäinöVäinö Suvivuo Athletics
13 1952 Winter Hasu, HeikkiHeikki Hasu Nordic combined
12 1948 Summer Sonck, HannesHannes Sonck Athletics
11 1948 Winter Vanninen, PekkaPekka Vanninen Cross-country skiing
10 1936 Summer Järvinen, AkillesAkilles Järvinen Athletics
9 1936 Winter Nurmela, SuloSulo Nurmela Cross-country skiing
8 1932 Summer Järvinen, AkillesAkilles Järvinen Athletics
7 1932 Winter Blomqvist, OssiOssi Blomqvist Speed skating
6 1928 Summer Järvinen, AkillesAkilles Järvinen Athletics
5 1928 Winter Järvinen, EskoEsko Järvinen Nordic combined/ski jumping
4 1924 Summer Niklander, ElmerElmer Niklander Athletics
3 1920 Summer Hagelberg, EmilEmil Hagelberg Modern pentathlon
2 1912 Summer Saastamoinen, EinoEino Saastamoinen Artistic gymnastics
1 1908 Summer Zilliacus, BrunoBruno Zilliacusa Athletics
  • ^a Russian officials told Finland that, because they were a part of Russia at the time, they were not allowed to fly their own flag. They then refused to fly the Russian flag, but still joined the parade.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finland. Olympics at Sport-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Accessed 25 October 2011.
  2. ^ Hakulinen competed in biathlon during these Olympics, having competed in cross-country skiing in 1952, 1956 and 1960.
  3. ^ Mallon, Bill and Buchanan, Ian. TO NO EARTHLY KING. September 1999. International Society of Olympic Historians. Accessed 27 October 2011.