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Risto Laakkonen

Risto Laakkonen Finnish ski jumper

Finnish ski jumper
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Intro Finnish ski jumper
Is Athlete Ski jumper
From Finland
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 6 May 1967, Kuopio, Finland
Age: 52 years
Star sign TaurusTaurus
Height: 189 cm
Weight: 62 kg
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Risto Juhani Laakkonen (born 6 May 1967) is a Finnish former ski jumper.


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


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


No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 1988/89 4 December 1988   Thunder Bay Big Thunder K120 LH
2 1989/90 4 December 1989   Thunder Bay Big Thunder K90 NH
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