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Jari Räsänen

Full name: Jari Kalevi Räsänen
Nickname(s): Jame
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (172 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: January 28, 1966 in Maaninka, Pohjois-Savo, Finland
Affiliations: Maaningan Mahti, Maaninka (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Related Olympians: Son of Veikko Räsänen.

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Jari Räsänen won all his international championships medals in relay. He won silver at the 1989, 1995 and 1997 World Championships and bronzes at the 1992 and 1994 Winter Olympics and 1991 World Championships. His best individual places at major international championships were fifth in 15 km freestyle at the 1989 World Championships and sixth in pursuit at the 1994 Olympics. His father Veikko was also a cross-country skier, who competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics.

Results

Men's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 15 29:25.2 3:39.4 12 15:13.7 14
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 12 25:31.5 4:40.1 13 14:28.5 12

Men's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1988 Winter 22 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 30 45:04.5 13:56.5 29 31:02.8 33

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 11 1-16:10.7 4:18.0 4 20:08.8 6 37:07.9 7 58:35.4 11

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R I6T I6R
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 31 2-14:53.6 4:12.5 17 27:08.0 21 43:02.7 22 1-11:30.9 25 1-27:50.0 25 2-01:29.4 29

Men's 10/15 kilometres Pursuit

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T SB RT RR
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 19 41:29.9 +1:49 39:40.9 =29
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 6 37:43.7 +1:11 36:32.7 3

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1988 Winter 22 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 8 26:51.2 1-21:59.6 9
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 3 26:06.1 1-16:33.4 4
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 3 24:57.5 1-17:05.5 1