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Mika Laitinen

Full name: Mika Antero Laitinen
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (189 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: March 5, 1973 in Kuopio, Pohjois-Savo, Finland
Affiliations: Puijon Hiihtoseura, Kuopio (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Ski Jumping

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

During his career, Mika Laitinen won three gold medals in the team event at major international championships and one individual bronze. Laitinen won the golds at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games and 1995 and 1997 World Championships. His only individual medal came on the normal hill at the 1995 World Championships. Laitinen also competed at the 1998 Winter Olympics and 1999 World Championships, but did not medal. During the 1995-1996 World Cup, Laitinen dominated the first half, by winning five of the nine competitions, but then fell during the Four-Hills Tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and broke his collar bone, losing all hope for an overall World Cup victory, eventually finishing in sixth place.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual Finland FIN 5
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual Finland FIN 19
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Team Finland FIN 1 Gold
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual Finland FIN 20
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual Finland FIN 18
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Team Finland FIN 5

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 5 213.6
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 9T 106.3 85.5 52.8 53.5 18.0 18.0 17.0 17.5 18.0
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 3 107.3 85.5 52.8 54.5 18.0 18.5 18.5 18.0 17.5
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 20 199.0
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 17 Q 100.5 82.5 45.0 55.5 18.5 18.5 19.0 18.5 18.5
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 22 98.5 81.5 43.0 55.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5

Men's Large Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 19 166.0
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 8 97.8 109.5 45.3 52.5 17.5 17.0 17.5 18.0 17.5
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 34 68.2 95.5 25.7 42.5 14.5 13.0 14.0 14.0 14.5
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 18 222.5
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 9 Q 114.6 119.5 59.1 55.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 22 107.9 115.5 51.9 56.0 19.0 18.5 19.5 18.5 18.5

Men's Large Hill, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland FIN Final Standings 1 184.4
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland FIN Jump 1 2 97.0 110.0 46.0 51.0 17.5 16.5 16.5 17.5 17.0
1992 Winter 18 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland FIN Jump 2 1 87.4 106.0 40.4 47.0 16.0 15.5 15.0 16.0 15.5
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland FIN Final Standings 5 184.1
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland FIN Jump 1 5 101.6 112.0 45.6 56.0 18.5 18.5 18.5 19.0 19.0
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland FIN Jump 2 5 82.5 102.5 28.5 54.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 17.0