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Finland Summer Sports

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Games: 25 summer games in 19 countries
Events: 321 distinct events in 27 sports

Participants: 1,594 (1,393 men and 201 women)
Youngest Participant: Noora Laukkanen (15 years, 192 days), 2008 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: John Flinkenberg (60 years, 256 days), 1956 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Paavo Nurmi (12 medals)

27 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1972 2008 19 12 7 1 1 2 4 Tomi Poikolainen (2 medals)
2 Art Competitions 1924 1948 9 8 1 3 1 1 5 5 athletes with 1 medal
3 Athletics 1906 2012 480 400 80 49 35 32 116 Paavo Nurmi (12 medals)
4 Badminton 1992 2012 7 6 1
5 Basketball 1952 1964 22 22 0
6 Boxing 1928 2000 59 59 0 2 1 11 14 Pentti Hämäläinen (2 medals)
7 Canoeing 1936 2012 49 45 4 5 2 3 10 Kurt Wires (3 medals)
8 Cycling 1912 2012 49 46 3
9 Diving 1908 2008 25 22 3
10 Equestrianism 1920 2012 22 13 9
11 Fencing 1928 1996 30 24 6
12 Figure Skating 1920 1920 3 2 1 1 1 Ludovika Jakobsson-Eilers and Walter Jakobsson (1 medal)
13 Football 1912 1980 51 51 0
14 Gymnastics 1908 2012 110 95 15 8 5 12 25 Heikki Savolainen (9 medals)
15 Hockey 1952 1952 11 11 0
16 Judo 1972 2012 21 14 7
17 Modern Pentathlon 1920 1984 29 29 0 1 4 5 Ole Mannonen (3 medals)
18 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1992 2000 3 0 3
19 Rowing 1912 2008 69 66 3 3 1 3 7 Pertti Karppinen (3 medals)
20 Sailing 1912 2012 132 118 14 2 2 7 11 35 athletes with 1 medal
21 Shooting 1908 2012 127 116 11 4 7 10 21 Magnus Wegelius and Nestori Toivonen (4 medals)
22 Swimming 1908 2012 74 45 29 1 3 4 Arvo Aaltonen (2 medals)
23 Synchronized Swimming 1992 1992 1 0 1
24 Taekwondo 2000 2012 4 1 3
25 Tennis 1924 2012 5 5 0
26 Weightlifting 1920 2012 36 35 1 1 2 3 3 athletes with 1 medal
27 Wrestling 1906 2012 167 167 0 27 29 29 85 Eino Leino (4 medals)