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Ari-Pekka Nikkola

Full name: Ari-Pekka Nikkola
Nickname(s): AaPee
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: May 16, 1969 in Kuopio, Pohjois-Savo, Finland
Affiliations: Puijon Hiihtoseura, Kuopio (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Ski Jumping

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Ari-Pekka Nikkola won most of his international championships medals in the team event. Nikkola won two Olympic golds in 1988 and 1992 in team competition. His best individual place at the Olympics was 15th (in 1988 and 1998 in normal hill). Nikkola also won four gold medals at the World Championships, again all of them in the team event in 1987, 1989, 1995 and 1997. He also won silvers in normal hill in 1989 and team event in 1991 and bronze in normal hill in 1991 at the World Championships. Nikkola also won the 1989-90 World Cup. After finishing his sporting career, Nikkola worked as a ski jumping coach, serving as the head coach of Slovenian national team from 2006-08. He also coached the Finnish national team.

Results

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1988 Winter 18 Calgary Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 15 190.7
1988 Winter 18 Calgary Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 14T 100.2 83.5 51.2 49.0 16.0 16.0 16.5 16.5 17.0
1988 Winter 18 Calgary Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 20 90.5 79.0 44.0 46.5 15.0 15.0 15.5 16.0 17.0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 53 162.8
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 54 82.6 76.0 37.6 45.0 14.5 15.0 15.5 14.5 16.0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 53 80.2 74.5 35.2 45.0 14.0 15.5 15.5 14.5 15.0
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 16 231.0
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 19 116.0 90.0 60.0 56.0 18.5 18.5 19.0 19.0 18.5
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 17 115.0 89.0 58.0 57.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 15 205.5
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 15T Q 101.5 83.0 46.0 55.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.0 18.5
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 11 104.0 83.5 47.0 57.0 19.0 18.5 19.0 19.5 19.0

Men's Large Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1988 Winter 18 Calgary Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 16 189.0
1988 Winter 18 Calgary Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 24 97.3 106.0 48.8 48.5 17.0 18.0 15.5 15.5 16.0
1988 Winter 18 Calgary Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 9T 91.7 102.0 43.2 48.5 16.5 17.5 15.5 16.5 15.5
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 30 149.4
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 31T 79.1 99.0 30.6 48.5 16.5 16.0 16.0 16.5 16.0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 32 70.3 94.5 24.3 46.0 15.5 14.5 15.0 15.5 16.0
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 22 170.7
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 22 92.1 107.0 36.6 55.5 18.5 19.0 18.5 18.5 18.5
1994 Winter 24 Lillehammer Ski Jumping Finland Jump 2 22 78.6 99.5 23.1 55.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.0
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Final Standings 31 94.3
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland Jump 1 31 94.3 108.5 39.3 55.0 18.5 18.5 18.0 18.5 18.0

Men's Large Hill, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1988 Winter 18 Calgary Ski Jumping Finland FIN Final Standings 1 207.9
1988 Winter 18 Calgary Ski Jumping Finland FIN Jump 1 1 106.6 110.5 55.1 51.5 17.5 17.5 16.5 17.0 17.0
1988 Winter 18 Calgary Ski Jumping Finland FIN Jump 2 2 101.3 108.5 52.3 49.0 16.5 17.0 16.5 15.5 16.0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland FIN Final Standings 1 203.5
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland FIN Jump 1 2 109.1 116.5 55.1 54.0 18.0 18.5 18.0 17.5 18.0
1992 Winter 22 Albertville Ski Jumping Finland FIN Jump 2 1 94.4 108.5 43.9 50.5 17.5 16.5 17.0 17.0 16.0
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland FIN Final Standings 5 202.9
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland FIN Jump 1 5 85.8 103.5 30.3 55.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 19.0
1998 Winter 28 Nagano Ski Jumping Finland FIN Jump 2 5 117.1 122.0 63.6 53.5 17.5 19.0 18.0 16.5 18.0