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Finland Athletics at the 1972 München Summer Games

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Host City: München, West Germany
Date Started: August 31, 1972
Date Finished: September 10, 1972

Events for Finland: 23
Participants for Finland: 32 (27 men and 5 women)
Youngest Participant for Finland: Sinikka Tyynelä (18 years, 172 days)
Oldest Participant for Finland: Jorma Rinne (36 years, 135 days)
Most Medals for Finland (Athlete): Lasse Virén (2 medals)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Antti Rajamäki 20 Men's 100 metres 5 h4 r2/4
Erik Gustafsson 28 Men's 100 metres 6 h2 r2/4
Raimo Vilén 27 Men's 100 metres 6 h8 r1/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Markku Juhola 24 Men's 200 metres 7 h2 r2/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Markku Kukkoaho 25 Men's 400 metres 6

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pekka Vasala 24 Men's 1,500 metres 1 Gold
Pekka Päivärinta 23 Men's 1,500 metres 8 h2 r2/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lasse Virén 23 Men's 5,000 metres 1 Gold
Juha Väätäinen 31 Men's 5,000 metres 13
Tapio Kantanen 23 Men's 5,000 metres 6 h3 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lasse Virén 23 Men's 10,000 metres 1 Gold

Men's Marathon

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ari Salin 25 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 4 h3 r1/3

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Antti Kalliomäki 25 Men's Pole Vault AC r2/2

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ari Väänänen 25 Men's Long Jump 11

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Esa Rinne 29 Men's Triple Jump 17 QR

Men's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Seppo Simola 36 Men's Shot Put 16
Bo Grahn 24 Men's Shot Put 24 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pentti Kahma 28 Men's Discus Throw 9
Jorma Rinne 36 Men's Discus Throw 11

Men's Javelin Throw

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tuula Rautanen 30 Women's 100 metres 6 h5 r1/4

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Pirjo Wilmi-Häggman 21 Women's 200 metres 5 h4 r2/4

Women's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mona-Lisa Strandvall-Pursiainen 21 Women's 400 metres 6 h1 r3/4
Marika Eklund-Lindholm 24 Women's 400 metres 6 h2 r2/4

Women's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Sinikka Tyynelä 18 Women's 1,500 metres 7 h3 r1/3

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

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