Risto Laakkonen

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Risto Laakkonen
Country  Finland
Full name Risto Juhani Laakkonen
Born (1967-05-06) 6 May 1967 (age 48)
Kuopio, Finland
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
World Cup career
Seasons 19861992
Individual wins 2
Indiv. podiums 8
Team podiums 1
Indiv. starts 70
Team starts 1
Four Hills titles 1 (1989)
Updated on 30 Mar 2015.

Risto Juhani Laakkonen (born 6 May 1967) is a Finnish former ski jumper.

Career[edit]

He won a gold medal in the team large hill competition at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville.

His biggest successes were at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, where he won two medals in the team large hill event (gold: 1989, silver: 1991). At the World Cup level, he won the 1989 Four Hills Tournament without winning a single competition.

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall SF 4H
1985/86 50 N/A
1986/87 18 N/A
1987/88 47 N/A
1988/89 1 N/A 1st
1989/90 11 N/A 6
1990/91 19 10
1991/92 27 28

Wins[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size
1 1988/89 4 Dec 1988 Canada Thunder Bay Big Thunder K-120 LH
2 1989/90 4 Dec 1989 Canada Thunder Bay Big Thunder K-90 NH

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