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Pekka Rauhala

Full name: Pekka Veli Rauhala
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (179 cm)
Weight: 48-82 kg
Born: April 25, 1960 in Muurame, Keski-Suomi, Finland
Affiliations: Teuvan Rivakka, Teuva (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Wrestling

Related Olympians: Brother of Jukka Rauhala; Nephew of Kalervo Rauhala.

Biography

Pekka Rauhala had the following finishes at major championships – 1983 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (4th); 1985 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1981 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 1991 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (7th); 1990 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (10th); 1982 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (18th); 1982 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1983 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1987 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1988 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1984 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (4th); 1980 European Championship: 68.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1989 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1981 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 1984 European Championship: 68.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 1986 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 1991 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (9th); 1992 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (11th).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Men's Lightweight, Freestyle Finland FIN 8
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Men's Welterweight, Freestyle Finland FIN 8
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Men's Welterweight, Freestyle Finland FIN 5
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Freestyle Finland FIN AC

Men's Lightweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Finland FIN Final Standings 8 1980-07-29
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Finland FIN Round Four 7 1980-07-30 9,5
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Finland FIN Round Four Match #2 2 1980-07-30 Sejdi (YUG) fall (3:18), Rauhala (FIN) 4,0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Finland FIN Round Three 8 1980-07-30 5,5
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Finland FIN Round Three Match #2 1 1980-07-30 Rauhala (FIN) decision (13-12), Zevegiin (MGL) 1,0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two 13 1980-07-29 4,5
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Finland FIN Round Two Match #3 1 1980-07-29 Rauhala (FIN) decision (9-2), Kelevitz (AUS) 1,0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Finland FIN Round One 11 1980-07-29 3,5
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Wrestling Finland FIN Round One Match #3 2 1980-07-29 Ramos (CUB) decision (13-5), Rauhala (FIN) 3,5

Men's Welterweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result CP MR
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Final Standings 8 1984-08-08
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round Five 4 1984-08-09 11,5
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round Five Match #2 2 1984-08-09 Sejdi (YUG) decision (10-7), Rauhala (FIN) 1,0
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round Four 3 1984-08-09 10,5
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round Four Match #1 1 1984-08-09 Rauhala (FIN) decision (6-5), Han (KOR) 3,0
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round Three 5 1984-08-08 7,5
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round Three Match #3 1 1984-08-08 Rauhala (FIN) decision (9-5), Sağan (TUR) 3,0
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round Two 4T 1984-08-08 4,5
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round Two Match #2 1 1984-08-08 Rauhala (FIN) fall (2:50), Salas (COL) 4,0
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round One 7 1984-08-08 0,5
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Wrestling Finland FIN Group A - Round One Match #2 2 1984-08-08 Schultz (USA) decision (9-1), Rauhala (FIN) 0,5
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Final Standings 5 1988-09-28
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Final Round Match 5/6 1 1988-09-30 Rauhala (FIN) default (3:00), Vagozari (IRI)
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Seven 3 1988-09-30 20,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Seven Match #1 2 1988-09-30 Monday (USA) decision (7-0), Rauhala (FIN) 0,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Six 1 1988-09-29 20,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Six Match #2 1 1988-09-29 Rauhala (FIN) fall (2:19), Yun (KOR) 4,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Five 3 1988-09-29 16,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Five Match #1 2 1988-09-29 Lodoin (MGL) passivity (5:39), Rauhala (FIN) 0,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Four 1 1988-09-29 16,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Four Match #1 1 1988-09-29 Rauhala (FIN) fall (1:20), Damballey (GAM) 4,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Three 1 1988-09-28 12,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Three Match #5 AC 1988-09-28 Rauhala (FIN) 4,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Two 1T 1988-09-28 8,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Two Match #7 1 1988-09-28 Rauhala (FIN) fall (0:40), Iutana (SAM) 4,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round One 1T 1988-09-28 4,0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round One Match #6 1 1988-09-28 Rauhala (FIN) fall (0:42), Al-Ghrbi (YAR) 4,0

Men's Middleweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE CP MR
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Final Standings AC 1992-08-05 Eliminated r3/5 Group B 4,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Three 4T 1992-08-05 4,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Three Match #3 2 1992-08-05 Khadem Azgadhi (IRI) decision (8-0), Rauhala (FIN) 0,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Two 3T 1992-08-05 4,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round Two Match #4 1 1992-08-05 Rauhala (FIN) decision (8-5), Betancourt (PUR) 3,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round One 5T 1992-08-05 1,0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Wrestling Finland FIN Group B - Round One Match #3 2 1992-08-05 Hohl (CAN) decision (3-2), Rauhala (FIN) 1,0