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Martti Maatela

Full name: Martti Kalevi Maatela
Nickname(s): Hector
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: September 21, 1935 in Rovaniemi, Lappi, Finland
Affiliations: Ounasvaaran Hiihtoseura, Rovaniemi (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Nordic Combined

Biography

Coming from Lapland, the northernmost province of Finland, situated mostly north of the Arctic Circle, Martti Maatela competed at two major international tournaments during his career. Maatela made his international début at the 1958 World Championships, where he surprisingly led after the ski jumping phase, but dropped to fourth after the cross-county. He was 23rd at 1960 Winter Olympics. Maatela also won the Nordic Combined at Ounasvaara in 1958, 1959 and 1961, at Puijo in 1959, was third at the Lahti Ski Games in 1959 and fourth at Holmenkollen in 1959. Maatela won his only national medal, a silver, at the 1959 Finnish Championships. His younger brother Markku was an international level ski jumper, competing at the start of 1960s.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Nordic Combined Men's Individual Finland FIN 23

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
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Nordic Combined Finland Final Standings 23 412.000
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 17T 202.0
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 21T 96.0 56.0 52.0 44.0 14.5 15.5 15.0 14.5 14.0
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 28 non-scoring 90.0 62.0 53.0 37.0 14.0 12.5 12.5 12.0 12.0
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 3 7T 106.0 64.5 56.5 49.5 15.0 17.0 16.5 16.5 16.5
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Nordic Combined Finland Cross Country Skiing, 15 kilometres 24 210.000 1-06:13.5 20:32 22 43:19 24
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