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Jari Mantila

Full name: Jari Sakari Mantila
Nickname(s): Jari, Jallu
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (189 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: July 14, 1971 in Kotka, Kymenlaakso, Finland
Affiliations: Lahden Hiihtoseura, Lahti (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Nordic Combined

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

The top Finnish Nordic combined athlete of the 1990s, Jari Mantila won two team medals at the Olympic Winter Games – gold in 2002 and silver in 1998. He was also successful at the World Championships, winning an individual silver in 1995, a team title in 1999, team silver in 1997 and team bronze in 2001. He also won his only individual Finnish title in 1994 and team titles in 1990, 1992, 1993 and 2000.

After finishing his sporting career in 2003, Mantila worked as a ski service technician. From 2004-05 he was the ski service technician for the Finnish national Nordic combined team and at the 2005 World Championships, worked as a ski service technician for the Finnish ski jumping team. From 2006-12, Mantila was the ski service technician with the Russian national ski jumping team and since 2012 he worked as a personal coach of Finnish ski jumper Harri Olli.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Men's Team Finland FIN 7
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Men's Individual Finland FIN AC DNF
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Men's Team Finland FIN 8
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Men's Individual Finland FIN 14
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Men's Team Finland FIN 2 Silver
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Men's Individual Finland FIN 27
2002 Winter 30 Salt Lake City Nordic Combined Men's Team Finland FIN 1 Gold

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S T AT AR
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland FIN Final Standings 7
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 7 199.6
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 6 non-scoring 86.9 80.0 38.4 48.5 16.0 16.0 16.0 17.5 16.5
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 10 93.0 79.0 44.0 49.0 16.0 16.5 16.5 15.5 16.5
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 3 4 106.6 85.5 53.6 53.0 17.5 17.0 17.5 18.0 18.0
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland FIN Cross Country Skiing, 3 × 10 kilometres relay 9 30:23.1 1-04:37.6 7
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland FIN Final Standings 8
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 9 202.0
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 6 104.5 85.0 50.0 54.5 18.0 18.5 18.0 18.5 18.0
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 9 97.5 82.0 44.0 53.5 18.0 18.0 17.5 18.0 17.5
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland FIN Cross Country Skiing, 3 × 10 kilometres relay 7 28:44.7 40:31.7 8
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland FIN Final Standings 2
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 1 231.5
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 5 112.5 88.0 56.0 56.5 19.0 19.0 18.0 18.5 19.0
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 1 119.0 91.0 62.0 57.0 19.0 19.5 18.5 19.0 19.0
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland FIN Cross Country Skiing, 4 × 5 kilometres relay 5 14:21.4 28:19.6 2
2002 Winter 30 Salt Lake City Nordic Combined Finland FIN Final Standings 1
2002 Winter 30 Salt Lake City Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 1 225.0
2002 Winter 30 Salt Lake City Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 1 112.0 89.5 59.0 53.0 17.5 18.0 17.5 18.0 17.5
2002 Winter 30 Salt Lake City Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 1 113.0 90.0 60.0 53.0 17.5 18.0 17.5 17.5 18.0
2002 Winter 30 Salt Lake City Nordic Combined Finland FIN Cross Country Skiing, 4 × 5 kilometres relay 6 12:49.9 12:49.9 1

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TM SB T AT AR I1T I1R I2T I2R
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland Final Standings AC DNF
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 5 216.7 +1:18.7
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 7 107.3 85.5 56.8 50.5 17.0 17.0 16.5 16.5 17.0
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 15 non-scoring 102.9 85.5 54.4 48.5 16.0 17.0 15.5 16.0 16.5
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 3 3 109.4 88.5 58.4 51.0 17.5 17.0 16.5 17.0 17.0
1992 Winter 20 Albertville Nordic Combined Finland Cross Country Skiing, 15 kilometres AC DNF +1:18.7
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland Final Standings 14 +5:48.7
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 10 213.5 +3:43
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 13T 104.5 85.0 50.0 54.5 18.0 17.5 18.5 18.5 18.0
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 10 109.0 86.5 53.0 56.0 19.0 18.5 19.0 18.5 18.5
1994 Winter 22 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland Cross Country Skiing, 15 kilometres 31 +3:43 41:13.6 44:56.6 14
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland Final Standings 27 +4:49.5
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 17 212.0 +2:54
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 29T 101.0 83.5 47.0 54.0 18.0 18.0 19.0 18.0 18.0
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 12 111.0 87.0 54.0 57.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0
1998 Winter 26 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland Cross Country Skiing, 15 kilometres 34 +2:54 43:16.6 46:10.6 27 16:20.0 18 31:08.5 22