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Risto Laakkonen

Risto Laakkonen

Finnish ski jumper
Risto Laakkonen
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Finnish ski jumper
Is Athlete Ski jumper
From Finland
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 6 May 1967, Kuopio, Finland
Age 54 years
Star sign Taurus
Stats
Height: 189 cm
Weight: 62 kg
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

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

Career

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

Standings

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

Wins

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
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 07 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.fis-ski.com/DB/general/athlete-biography.html?sectorcode=JP&competitorid=33308
https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/la/risto-laakkonen-1.html
https://www.olympic.org/risto-laakkonen
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