Risto Jussilainen

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Risto Jussilainen
Risto Jussilainen Zakopane 2006 1.jpg
Jussilainen in Zakopane, 2006
Country  Finland
Full name Risto Kalevi Jussilainen
Born (1975-06-10) 10 June 1975 (age 41)
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
19992003
20052007
Individual wins 2
Team wins 7
Indiv. podiums 16
Team podiums 12
Indiv. starts 147
Team starts 15
Updated on 10 February 2016.

Risto Kalevi Jussilainen (born 10 June 1975) is a Finnish former ski jumper.

Career[edit]

Jussilainen's career best achievement was a silver medal in the team large hill competition at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. At World Cup level he won two individual and seven team competitions (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 competitions (normal and large hills) at the 2001 World Championships.

During his career he won two World Cup competitions, an Olympic medal and three World Championship medals.[1]

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 Location Hill Size
1 2000/01 3 March 2001 Germany Oberstdorf Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze K185 FH
2 2001/02 24 November 2001 Finland Kuopio Puijo K120 (night) LH

References[edit]

  1. ^ Risto Jussilainen at the International Ski Federation. Retrieved 2015-12-27.