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Aatos Jaskari

Full name: Tuomas Aatos Jaskari (-Yli-Jaskari)
Gender: Male
Born: April 26, 1904 in Nurmo, Seinäjoki, Etelä-Pohjanmaa, Finland
Died: March 16, 1962 in Nurmo, Seinäjoki, Etelä-Pohjanmaa, Finland
Affiliations: Nurmon Jymy, Nurmo, Seinäjoki (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Wrestling

Related Olympians: Father of Tauno Jaskari.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Aatos Jaskari was the best Finnish freestyle bantamweight wrestler in the 1930s. The high point of his career was at the 1932 Olympics, where he won a bronze medal. He also participated at the 1936 Olympics, placing fifth. During his career, Jaskari won six Finnish titles: in 1931-33, 1935 and 1937 in freestyle bantamweight and in 1931 in Greco-Roman bantamweight. Jaskari worked as a farmhand, and his son, Tauno, was also a wrestler who competed at four consecutive Olympics, starting in 1952.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman Finland FIN AC
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle Finland FIN 3 Bronze
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle Finland FIN 5

Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Final Standings AC 1932-08-04 Eliminated r2/5 6
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two 6T 1932-08-05 6
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two Match #2 2 1932-08-05 Tuvesson (SWE) decision, Jaskari (FIN) 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Round One 6T 1932-08-04 3
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Round One Match #1 2 1932-08-04 Brendel (GER) fall (13:29), Jaskari (FIN) 3

Men's Bantamweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Final Standings 3 1932-08-01
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Final Round Match #1 2 1932-08-03 Pearce (USA) decision, Jaskari (FIN)
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Final Round Match #2 2 1932-08-03 Zombori (HUN) decision, Jaskari (FIN)
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Round Three 1 1932-08-03 1
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Round Three Match #3 1 1932-08-03 Jaskari (FIN) decision, Zervinis (GRE) 1
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two 1 1932-08-02 0
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two Match #4 1 1932-08-02 Jaskari (FIN) fall (7:24), Trifunov (CAN) 0
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Round One 1T 1932-08-01 0
1932 Summer 28 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Round One Match #3 1 1932-08-01 Jaskari (FIN) fall (7:14), Reid (GBR) 0
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Wrestling Finland FIN Final Standings 5 1936-08-02
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Wrestling Finland FIN Round Four 5T 1936-08-04 7
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Wrestling Finland FIN Round Four Match #3 2 1936-08-04 Flood (USA) fall (5:24), Jaskari (FIN) 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Wrestling Finland FIN Round Three 4T 1936-08-04 4
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Wrestling Finland FIN Round Three Match #4 1 1936-08-04 Jaskari (FIN) decision (3-0), Nizzola (ITA) 1
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two 6T 1936-08-03 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two Match #6 1 1936-08-03 Jaskari (FIN) fall (3:43), Jurado (PHI) 0
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Wrestling Finland FIN Round One 8T 1936-08-02 3
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Wrestling Finland FIN Round One Match #5 2 1936-08-02 Tuvesson (SWE) decision (3-0), Jaskari (FIN) 3