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Harri Koskela

Full name: Harri Matias Koskela
Nickname(s): Hapa
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 90-93 kg
Born: October 8, 1965 in Lapua, Etelä-Pohjanmaa, Finland
Affiliations: Lapuan Virkiä, Lapua (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Harri Koskela was the most successful Finnish wrestler of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Wrestling as a Greco-Roman light-heavyweight most of his career, Koskela won Olympic silver in 1988, World Championship silver in 1990 and bronze in 1991 and European Championship bronze in 1987. Koskela also carried the Finnish flag at the Opening Ceremony of the 1992 Olympics, captured four Nordic titles (1987-89 and 1994), nine Finnish light-heavyweight titles (1987-95) and one Finnish heavyweight title (1996).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Finland FIN 2 Silver
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Finland FIN AC
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Finland FIN 20T

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result CP MR RE TP
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Final Standings 2 1988-09-18
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Final Round Match 1/2 2 1988-09-20 Komshev (BUL) decision (4-0), Koskela (FIN)
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Five 1 1988-09-19 16,0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Five Match #2 1 1988-09-19 Koskela (FIN) decision (2-1) (6:53), Steinbach (FRG) 3,0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Four 1 1988-09-19 13,0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Four Match #2 1 1988-09-19 Koskela (FIN) fall (1:11), Youmbi (CMR) 4,0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Three 2 1988-09-18 9,0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Three Match #2 1 1988-09-18 Koskela (FIN) decision (4-1), Popov (URS) 3,0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Two 5 1988-09-18 6,0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Two Match #3 1 1988-09-18 Koskela (FIN) decision (3-2), Major (HUN) 3,0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round One 5T 1988-09-18 3,0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round One Match #2 1 1988-09-18 Koskela (FIN) decision (4-0), Ban (YUG) 3,0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Final Standings AC 1992-07-28 2,0 Eliminated r2/5 Group A
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round Two 9 1992-07-28 2,0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round Two Match #2 2 1992-07-28 Koguashvili (EUN) decision (2-1), Koskela (FIN) 1,0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round One 6T 1992-07-28 1,0
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round One Match #1 2 1992-07-28 Komáromi (HUN) decision (2-1) (7:14), Koskela (FIN) 1,0
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Wrestling Finland FIN Final Standings 20T 1996-07-21 1 1
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Wrestling Finland FIN Classification Round Two Match #3 2 1996-07-21 Waldroup (USA) grand superiority (11-1) (1:05), Koskela (FIN) 1
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Wrestling Finland FIN Round One Match #5 2 1996-07-21 Matviyenko (KAZ) decision (7-0) (5:00), Koskela (FIN) 0
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