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Mika Kuusisto

Full name: Mika Juhani Kuusisto
Nickname(s): Miksu
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 75-77 kg
Born: December 13, 1967 in Jurva, Kurikka, Etelä-Pohjanmaa, Finland
Affiliations: Ilmajoen Kisailijat, Ilmajoki (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Related Olympians: Husband of Merja Lahtinen.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

During his competitive career Mika Kuusisto competed at two major international championships, at the 1991 World Championships and 1992 Olympics and he won a relay bronze at both of them. His best individual places at those championships were 19th in 10 km in 1991 and 23rd in 50 km in 1992. Kuusisto also won two Finnish titles, in 1990 in 50 km and in 1991 in pursuit. Kuusisto is married to another cross-country skier Merja Lahtinen, who competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics. He has worked as a farmer after his competitive career.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Men's 30 kilometres Finland FIN 26
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Finland FIN 23
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Finland FIN 3 Bronze

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 26 1-28:45.6 5:33.8 30 25:59.4 24 43:44.3 24 1-10:55.2 26

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R I6T I6R
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 23 2-13:09.3 4:11.4 15 27:33.6 34 43:43.9 33 1-12:14.9 33 1-28:03.0 29 2-00:25.0 24

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 3 25:25.9 25:25.9 3
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