Finland at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Finland at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IOC codeFIN
NOCFinnish Olympic Committee
Websitesport.fi/olympiakomitea (in Finnish and Swedish)
in Seoul
Competitors78 (59 men, 19 women) in 15 sports
Flag bearer Jouko Salomäki (wrestling)
Medals
Ranked 25th
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Finland competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. 78 competitors, 59 men and 19 women, took part in 66 events in 15 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold[edit]

Silver[edit]

Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

The Finnish team did not fare as well at the 1988 Olympic archery competition as they had previously, though the men's team was almost able to capture a medal. Only one archer placed in the top eight in individual competition.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

  • Aaltonen, Poikolainen, and Heinonen — Preliminary Round (→ 13th place)

Men's Team Competition:

  • Vikstrom, Poikolainen, and Falck — Final (→ 4th place)

Athletics[edit]

Men's Long Jump

  • Jarmo Kärnä
    • Qualification — 7.90m
    • Final — 7.82m (→ 10th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Harri Huhtala
    • Qualification — 77.34m
    • Final — 75.38m (→ 9th place)
  • Juha Tiainen
    • Qualification — 73.24m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Tapio Korjus
    • Qualification — 81.42m
    • Final — 84.28m (→ Med 1.png Gold Medal)
  • Seppo Räty
    • Qualification — 81.62m
    • Final — 83.26m (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Kimmo Kinnunen
    • Qualification — 80.24m
    • Final — 78.04m (→ 10th place)

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Decathlon

  1. 100 metres — 10.94s
  2. Long Jump — 7.56m
  3. Shot Put — 15.34m
  4. High Jump — 1.97m
  5. 400 metres — 49.94s
  6. 110m Hurdles — 14.25s
  7. Discus Throw — 41.86m
  8. Pole Vault — 4.80m
  9. Javelin Throw — 66.64m
  10. 1.500 metres — 4:55.89s


Women's Marathon

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Heptathlon

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Four cyclists, three men and one woman, represented Finland in 1988.

Men's road race
Men's 1 km time trial
Men's individual pursuit
Women's road race

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

One male fencer represented Finland in 1988.

Men's épée

Judo[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Men's 200m Breaststroke

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland at the 1988 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-07-18.