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Jaana Savolainen

Full name: Jaana Maarit Savolainen
Nickname(s): Jane
Gender: Female
Height: 5'4" (162 cm)
Weight: 50-52 kg
Born: January 23, 1964 in Lappeenranta, Etelä-Karjala, Finland
Affiliations: Lahden Hiihtoseura, Lahti (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Jaana Savolainen won all her international championship medals in the relay. At the 1988 Winter Olympics she won bronze and added gold at the 1989 World Championships. Her best individual places at Olympic Winter Games and World Championships were 18th in pursuit in 1992 and 16th in 10 km in 1989. She also won the 10 km event at the Holmenkollen Ski Festival in 1986. After her sporting career Savolainen worked as a massage and acupuncture therapist and also as a cross-country skiing coach. She also worked as a commentator with the TV channel Eurosport.

Results

Women's 5 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1992 Winter 28 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 26 15:19.9 6:14.2 30

Women's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 28 1-01:26.8 17:09.7 27 30:01.9 28 48:28.4 27

Women's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R
1992 Winter 28 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 28 1-32:49.4 5:40.8 38 20:58.4 36 35:44.4 34 56:05.4 33 1-13:53.1 30

Women's 5/10 kilometres Pursuit

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T SB RT RR
1992 Winter 28 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland Final Standings 18 28:43.1 +1:06 27:37.1 18

Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 3 15:23.9 1-01:53.8 3
1992 Winter 28 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Finland FIN Final Standings 4 15:18.0 46:13.0 5