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Mika Nieminen

Full name: Mika Sakari Nieminen
Nickname(s): Veikko
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 95-100 kg
Born: January 1, 1966 in Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Affiliations: Jokerit, Helsinki (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Mika Nieminen started to play hockey with Lahden Reipas in 1985. In 1987 he moved to Tampereen Ilves, playing there until 1991. Then after one season with Rauman Lukko, Nieminen spent three seasons in Sweden with Luleå HF. From 1995-97, he played two seasons with Grasshopper Club Zürich in Switzerland before returning to Finland. From 1997-98 he played with Helsingin Jokerit and then from 1998-01 with HIFK. Nieminen finished his playing career in 2001-02 with Ilves. Internationally, Nieminen won Olympic bronzes in 1994 and 1998, was World Champion in 1995 and won World Championship silvers in 1992 and 1994. After finishing his sporting career, Nieminen worked as a children’s coach in Finland. He also wrote a hockey column in the Finnish daily newspaper Helsingin Sanomat and was a hockey analyst with Finnish National Television.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Finland FIN 7
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Finland FIN 3 Bronze
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Finland FIN 3 Bronze

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM P/M SOG
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Ice Hockey Finland FIN Final Standings 7 1992-02-08 4 6 6
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Ice Hockey Finland FIN Final Round Match 7/8 1 1992-02-22 FIN 4, FRA 1 1 0 2
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Ice Hockey Finland FIN Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1992-02-19 EUN 6, FIN 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Ice Hockey Finland FIN Classification 5-8 Match #2 2 1992-02-20 SWE 3, FIN 2 1 0 0
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group A Match #2 1 1992-02-09 FIN 5, GER 1 1 2 4
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group A Match #4 1 1992-02-11 FIN 9, POL 1 0 4 0
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group A Match #8 2 1992-02-13 USA 4, FIN 1 0 0 0
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group A Match #11 1T 1992-02-15 SWE 2, FIN 2 1 0 0
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group A Match #14 1 1992-02-17 FIN 5, ITA 3 0 0 0
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Finland FIN Final Standings 3 1994-02-12 3 5 0
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Finland FIN Final Round Match 3/4 1 1994-02-26 FIN 4, RUS 0 0 2 0
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Finland FIN Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1994-02-25 CAN 5, FIN 3 0 1 0
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Finland FIN Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1994-02-23 FIN 6, USA 1 2 0 0
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group A Match #1 1 1994-02-12 FIN 3, CZE 1 0 0 0
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group A Match #6 1 1994-02-14 FIN 5, RUS 0 0 0 0
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group A Match #9 1 1994-02-16 FIN 4, NOR 0 0 1 0
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group A Match #11 1 1994-02-18 FIN 6, AUT 2 0 1 0
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group A Match #14 1 1994-02-20 FIN 7, GER 1 1 0 0
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Ice Hockey Finland FIN Final Standings 3 1998-02-07 1 2 2 -1 3
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Ice Hockey Finland FIN Final Round Match 3/4 1 1998-02-21 FIN 3, CAN 2 0 1 0 0 0
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Ice Hockey Finland FIN Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1998-02-20 RUS 7, FIN 4 0 0 0 0 0
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Ice Hockey Finland FIN Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1998-02-18 FIN 2, SWE 1 0 0 0 0 1
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group C Match #1 2 1998-02-13 CZE 3, FIN 0 0 0 0 -2 1
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group C Match #3 2 1998-02-15 RUS 4, FIN 3 0 0 0 0 0
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group C Match #5 1 1998-02-16 FIN 8, KAZ 2 1 1 2 +1 1
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