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Finland Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Date Started: October 13, 1968
Date Finished: October 20, 1968

Events for Finland: 10
Participants for Finland: 10 (8 men and 2 women)
Youngest Participant for Finland: Kaisa Launela (20 years, 155 days)
Oldest Participant for Finland: Pauli Nevala (27 years, 320 days)
Most Medals for Finland (Athlete): Jorma Kinnunen (1 medal)

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Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pekka Vasala 20 Men's 1,500 metres 9 h4 r1/3

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pentti Rummakko 25 Men's Marathon AC

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jaakko Tuominen 24 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 6 h1 r2/3

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Altti Alarotu 23 Men's Pole Vault 14
Erkki Mustakari 22 Men's Pole Vault AC r2/2

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pertti Pousi 22 Men's Long Jump 18 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pertti Pousi 22 Men's Triple Jump 18 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Jorma Kinnunen 26 Men's Javelin Throw 2 Silver
Pauli Nevala 27 Men's Javelin Throw 14 QR

Women's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eeva Haimi 22 Women's 400 metres 6 h4 r1/3

Women's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eeva Haimi 22 Women's 800 metres 5 h3 r1/3

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Kaisa Launela 20 Women's Javelin Throw 8

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