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Tapio Nurmela

Full name: Tapio Juhani Nurmela
Nickname(s): Tappi
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: January 2, 1975 in Rovaniemi, Lappi, Finland
Affiliations: Ounasvaaran Hiihtoseura, Rovaniemi (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Nordic Combined

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Tapio Nurmela was on the Finnish national team from 1994-99. During his career he won three team medals at major international tournaments. At the 1997 World Championships he won a team silver and repeated that feat at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and then won gold in the team event at the 1999 World Championships. Besides those tournaments, Nurmela also competed at the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics and 1995 World Championships and his best individual result at a major international tournament was 12th in sprint at the 1999 World Championships. Domestically Nurmela never won an individual Finnish title, winning silver in 1995 and bronzes in 1994, 1996 and 1999, but won two team titles in 1994 and 1997. After finishing his sporting career, Nurmela worked as a Nordic combined commentator on Finnish national television.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Men's Team Finland FIN 8
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Men's Individual Finland FIN 25
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Men's Team Finland FIN 2 Silver
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Men's Individual Finland FIN 15

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S T AT AR
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland FIN Final Standings 8
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 9 200.5
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 6 113.5 89.0 58.0 55.5 18.0 19.0 18.5 18.5 18.5
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 9 87.0 76.5 33.0 54.0 17.5 18.0 17.5 18.5 18.5
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland FIN Cross Country Skiing, 3 × 10 kilometres relay 7 27:42.2 1-08:13.9 7
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland FIN Final Standings 2
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 1 210.5
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 5 103.0 84.5 49.0 54.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.0
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland FIN Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 1 107.5 86.0 52.0 55.5 19.0 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland FIN Cross Country Skiing, 4 × 5 kilometres relay 5 13:53.8 42:13.4 2

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank TM PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S T SB AT AR I1T I1R I2T I2R
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland Final Standings 25 +7:51.9
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 34 +6:40 187.0
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 32T 95.5 80.0 40.0 55.5 17.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 28T 91.5 78.0 36.0 55.5 19.0 18.5 18.0 18.5 18.5
1994 Winter 19 Lillehammer Nordic Combined Finland Cross Country Skiing, 15 kilometres 21 40:19.8 +6:40 46:59.8 25
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland Final Standings 15 +3:10.5
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 14T +2:45 213.5
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 8T 110.5 87.0 54.0 56.5 19.0 19.0 19.0 18.5 18.5
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 26T 103.0 84.0 48.0 55.0 18.0 19.0 18.5 17.5 18.5
1998 Winter 23 Nagano Nordic Combined Finland Cross Country Skiing, 15 kilometres 21 41:46.6 +2:45 44:31.6 15 15:52.9 13 29:51.5 13
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