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Jouko Karjalainen

Full name: Jouko Kalevi Karjalainen
Nickname(s): Jokke, Joksa
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: July 27, 1956 in Kajaani, Kainuu, Finland
Affiliations: Lahden Hiihtoseura, Lahti (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Nordic Combined

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Jouko Karjalainen made his international début at the 1978 World Championships, where he was eighth in the Nordic combined. Next Karjalainen competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics, where he won a silver medal and he repeated this feat at the next Olympic Winter Games. In 1981 Karjalainen won his only victory at the Holmenkollen Ski Festival and in 1982 Karjalainen won his first World Championships medal, a silver in the team event, while placing fourth individually. Karjalainen won three more medals at the World Championships, silver again in the 1984 team event, and bronzes in both individual and team events in 1985. By profession Karjalainen was a soldier, being a Master Sergeant in the Häme Regiment. He also worked as a coach of the Finnish Nordic combined team from 1998-2002 and 2006-08.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Nordic Combined Men's Individual Finland FIN 2 Silver
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Nordic Combined Men's Individual Finland FIN 2 Silver

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Nordic Combined Finland Final Standings 2 429.500
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 7 209.5
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 4 108.1 79.0 57.6 50.5 17.0 16.5 17.0 16.0 17.0
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 25 non-scoring 83.2 72.0 39.2 44.0 13.0 15.0 15.5 14.5 14.5
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 3 9 101.4 81.0 54.4 47.0 13.0 16.0 16.0 15.5 15.5
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Nordic Combined Finland Cross Country Skiing, 15 kilometres 1 220.000 47:44.5 15:26.2 3 29:23.9 1
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Nordic Combined Finland Final Standings 2 416.900
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 15 196.9
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 21 non-scoring 89.6 77.0 45.6 44.0 15.0 14.5 15.5 14.5 14.5
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 9T 100.6 83.0 53.6 47.0 16.0 15.5 16.0 15.5 15.5
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 3 15 96.3 83.0 48.8 47.5 15.5 16.0 16.5 16.0 15.5
1984 Winter 27 Sarajevo Nordic Combined Finland Cross Country Skiing, 15 kilometres 1 220.000 46:32.0 23:02.2 1 33:42.8 1