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Pirkko Määttä

Full name: Pirkko Sisko Määttä
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 56-60 kg
Born: March 7, 1959 in Kuusamo, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland
Affiliations: Kuusamön Erä-Veikot, Kuusamo (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Although Pirkko Määttä was on the Finnish national team for over ten years, she was never considered as the top Finnish female skier. During her career Määttä skied in four Winter Olympics and won two relay bronzes in 1984 and 1988. Her best individual place at the Olympics was seventh in the 10 km at the 1988 Olympics. Määttä was more successful at the World Championships, competing in every World Championships between 1987 and 1995. The high point of her career was at the 1989 World Championships, where she won a gold in the relay, silver in the 10 km and bronze in the 15 km. By profession Määttä has been a recreation director.

Results

Women's 5 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 10 17:48.0 8:56.3 7
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 16 15:51.8 9:57.7 16
1994 Winter 34 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 9 14:51.5 6:04.7 10

Women's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 19 34:13.4 19:33.7 18 27:31.3 19
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 7 30:52.4 15:29.4 10 23:02.2 9

Women's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1992 Winter 32 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 17 45:40.5 5:56.9 13 24:16.4 15

Women's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 9 1-04:37.6 13:04.6 15 32:04.3 10 45:20.8 10

Women's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R
1994 Winter 34 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 14 1-29:27.0 5:27.8 14 26:25.0 =13 36:36.2 14 44:08.7 18 1-11:57.5 14

Women's 5/10 kilometres Pursuit

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T SB RT RR
1994 Winter 34 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 15 29:53.1 +0:43 29:10.1 18

Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 3 17:36.8 17:36.8 3
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 3 15:46.0 15:46.0 5
1992 Winter 32 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 4 15:05.1 30:55.0 5
1994 Winter 34 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 4 15:20.1 15:20.1 5
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