Pirkko Määttä

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Pirkko Määttä
Country Finland
Full namePirkko Sisko Määttä
Born (1959-03-07) 7 March 1959 (age 60)
Kuusamo, Finland
Ski clubKuusamon Erä-Veikot
World Cup career
Seasons19821995
Individual wins0
Team wins1
Indiv. podiums3
Team podiums11
Indiv. starts80
Team starts22
Overall titles0 – (9th in 1986, 1989)

Pirkko Sisko Määttä (born 7 March 1959, in Kuusamo) is a Finnish former cross-country skier who competed from 1982 to 1995. She won two 4 × 5 km relay bronze medals (1984, 1988) at the Winter Olympics.

Määttä won a complete set of medals at the 1989 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in the 4 × 5 km relay, a silver in the 10 km classical, and a bronze in the 15 km. She earned her only individual victory at a 1992 event in Norway.

Olympic results[edit]

  • 2 medals – (2 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  15 km  Pursuit   20 km  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1984 24 10 19 N/A N/A 9 N/A Bronze
1988 28 16 7 N/A N/A N/A Bronze
1992 32 N/A 17 N/A 4
1994 34 9 N/A 15 N/A 14 4

World Championship results[edit]

  • 3 medals – (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km
 classical 
 10 km
 freestyle 
 15 km  Pursuit  20 km  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1982 22 N/A N/A N/A N/A 4
1985 25 N/A N/A N/A N/A 4
1987 27 9 8 N/A N/A N/A N/A 6
1989 29 N/A Silver Bronze N/A N/A 21 Gold
1991 31 N/A 5 N/A N/A 4
1993 33 6 N/A N/A 7 15 N/A 15 4
1995 35 12 N/A N/A 8 30 N/A 6

World Cup results[edit]

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

World Cup standings[edit]

 Season   Age  Overall
1982 23 66
1983 24 22
1984 25 17
1985 26 38
1986 27 9
1987 28 12
1988 29 11
1989 30 9
1990 31 20
1991 32 16
1992 33 32
1993 34 14
1994 35 19
1995 36 18

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 3 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  1988–89  17 December 1988 Switzerland Davos, Switzerland 10 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
2 17 February 1989 Finland Lahti, Finland 10 km Individual C World Championships[1] 2nd
3 21 February 1989 Finland Lahti, Finland 15 km Individual C World Championships[1] 3rd

Team podiums[edit]

  • 1 victory
  • 11 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1  1983–84  15 February 1984 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 4 × 5 km Relay Olympic Games[1] 3rd Hyytiäinen / Matikainen / Hämäläinen
2 26 February 1984 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay World Cup 2nd Hyytiäinen / Savolainen / Hämäläinen
3  1984–85  10 March 1985 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay World Cup 3rd Hyytiäinen / Matikainen / Kirvesniemi
4  1985–86  10 March 1985 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Hyytiäinen / Savolainen / Matikainen
5  1986–87  1 March 1987 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Pyykkönen / Savolainen / Matikainen
6 19 March 1987 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Hyytiäinen / Matikainen / Pyykkönen
7  1987–88  21 February 1988 Canada Calgary, Canada 4 × 5 km Relay F Olympic Games[1] 3rd Kirvesniemi / Matikainen / Savolainen
8 13 March 1988 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Kirvesniemi / Matikainen / Hyytiäinen
9 1988–89 23 February 1989 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Championships[1] 1st Kirvesniemi / Savolainen / Matikainen
10  1989–90  4 March 1990 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay F World Cup 3rd Kuivalainen / Hyytiäinen / Pyykkönen
11 11 March 1990 Sweden Örnsköldsvik, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Pyykkönen / Kuivalainen / Savolainen

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 : MAEAETTAE Pirkko". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 28 March 2018.

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