Risto Jussilainen

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Risto Jussilainen
Risto Jussilainen Zakopane 2006 1.jpg
Jussilainen in Zakopane, 2006
Country Finland Finland
Full name Risto Kalevi Jussilainen
Born (1975-06-10) 10 June 1975 (age 40)
Jyväskylä, Finland
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Personal best 224.5 m (737 ft)
Planica, 20 Mar 2005
World Cup career
Seasons 19931995
1997
1999–2003
20052007
Individual wins 2
Team wins 7
Indv. podiums 16
Team podiums 12
Updated on 30 March 2015.

Risto Kalevi Jussilainen (born 10 June 1975) is a Finnish former ski jumper who competed from 1992 to 2007.

Career[edit]

Jussilainen's career best achievement was a silver medal in the team large hill event at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. At World Cup level he won two individual events, as well as seven team events (normal hill, large hill and ski flying) between 2000 and 2002. In the 2000–01 season he finished third in the overall standings. He also won silver medals in both team events (normal and large hills) at the 2001 Ski Jumping World Championships.

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall SF JP 4H NT
1992–93 N/A N/A
1993–94 84 N/A 38 N/A
1994–95 54 20 N/A N/A
1996–97 63 45 60
1998–99 43 25 45 37 28
1999–00 8 28 8 14 11
2000–01 3rd 3rd N/A 7 4
2001–02 10 N/A N/A 8 8
2002–03 69 N/A N/A 47 49
2004–05 12 N/A N/A 25 23
2005–06 30 N/A N/A 67 35
2006–07 N/A N/A

Wins[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size
1 2000–01 3 Mar 2001 Germany Oberstdorf Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze K-185 FH
2 2001–02 24 Nov 2001 Finland Kuopio Puijo K-120 Moon by Adam Cebula.jpg LH

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