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Finland Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games

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Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Started: July 29, 1928
Date Finished: August 4, 1928

Events for Finland: 16
Participants for Finland: 35 (35 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for Finland: Risto Mattila (18 years, 349 days)
Oldest Participant for Finland: Eino Rastas (34 years, 19 days)
Most Medals for Finland (Athlete): Paavo Nurmi (3 medals)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Risto Mattila 18 Men's 100 metres 4 h14r1/4

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Harri Larva 21 Men's 1,500 metres 1 Gold
Eino Purje 28 Men's 1,500 metres 3 Bronze
Armas Kinnunen 28 Men's 1,500 metres 3 h2 r1/2
Leo Helgas 25 Men's 1,500 metres 4 h6 r1/2

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's Marathon

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bengt Sjöstedt 21 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 4 h2 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Erkka Wilén 29 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 5 h2 r2/3
Jukka Matilainen 26 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 3 h3 r1/3

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Paavo Yrjölä 25 Men's High Jump 19T QR
Armas Wahlstedt 22 Men's High Jump AC QR

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ville Tuulos 33 Men's Long Jump 11T QR
Toimi Tulikoura 23 Men's Long Jump 19 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Armas Wahlstedt 22 Men's Shot Put 5
Paavo Yrjölä 25 Men's Shot Put 9 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Antero Kivi 24 Men's Discus Throw 2 Silver
Eino Kenttä 21 Men's Discus Throw 6
Heikki Taskinen 22 Men's Discus Throw 11 QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Erik Eriksson 30 Men's Hammer Throw 9 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Decathlon

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