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Finland Athletics

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Sports:

Games: 25 summer games in 19 countries
Events: 63

Participants: 480 (400 men and 80 women)
Youngest Participant: Johanna Manninen (16 years, 121 days), 1996 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Verner Järvinen (42 years, 131 days), 1912 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Paavo Nurmi (12 medals)

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63 Events

Rk Event Participants Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Men's 100 metres 17
2 Men's 200 metres 13
3 Men's 400 metres 12 1 1 Voitto Hellstén (1 medal)
4 Men's 800 metres 9
5 Men's 1,500 metres 27 3 1 4 4 athletes with 1 medal
6 Men's 5,000 metres 31 7 4 2 13 Paavo Nurmi (3 medals)
7 Men's 10,000 metres 27 7 4 4 15 4 athletes with 2 medals
8 Men's Marathon 47 2 3 5 5 athletes with 1 medal
9 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 8 1 1 Arto Bryggare (1 medal)
10 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 12 1 1 Erkka Wilén (1 medal)
11 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 29 4 3 2 9 Volmari Iso-Hollo (2 medals)
12 Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay 16
13 Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay 22
14 Men's 3,000 metres, Team 11 1 1 6 athletes with 1 medal
15 Men's 20 kilometres Walk 1
16 Men's 50 kilometres Walk 7
17 Men's Cross-Country, Individual 17 3 1 1 5 Paavo Nurmi (2 medals)
18 Men's Cross-Country, Team 17 2 1 3 3 athletes with 2 medals
19 Men's High Jump 21
20 Men's Pole Vault 25 2 1 3 3 athletes with 1 medal
21 Men's Long Jump 19 1 1 Jorma Valkama (1 medal)
22 Men's Standing Long Jump 2
23 Men's Triple Jump 18 1 2 3 Ville Tuulos (3 medals)
24 Men's Shot Put 32 2 2 4 4 athletes with 1 medal
25 Men's Shot Put, Both Hands 2 1 1 Elmer Niklander (1 medal)
26 Men's 56-pound Weight Throw 3
27 Men's Stone Throw 2
28 Men's Discus Throw 26 2 3 1 6 Armas Taipale (2 medals)
29 Men's Discus Throw, Greek Style 2 1 1 2 Verner Järvinen (2 medals)
30 Men's Discus Throw, Both Hands 3 1 1 2 Elmer Niklander and Armas Taipale (1 medal)
31 Men's Hammer Throw 13 1 1 2 Ville Pörhölä and Juha Tiainen (1 medal)
32 Men's Javelin Throw 53 7 7 8 22 Seppo Räty (3 medals)
33 Men's Javelin Throw, Both Hands 4 1 1 1 3 3 athletes with 1 medal
34 Men's Javelin Throw, Freestyle 10
35 Men's Pentathlon 7 2 1 3 Eero Lehtonen (2 medals)
36 Men's Pentathlon (Ancient) 2
37 Men's Decathlon 27 1 2 3 Akilles Järvinen (2 medals)
38 Women's 100 metres 12
39 Women's 200 metres 7
40 Women's 400 metres 6
41 Women's 800 metres 1
42 Women's 1,500 metres 2
43 Women's 3,000 metres 1
44 Women's 5,000 metres 1
45 Women's 10,000 metres 2
46 Women's Marathon 5
47 Women's 80 metres Hurdles 6
48 Women's 100 metres Hurdles 1
49 Women's 400 metres Hurdles 1
50 Women's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 1
51 Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay 21
52 Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay 5
53 Women's 10 kilometres Walk 1
54 Women's 20 kilometres Walk 1
55 Women's High Jump 5
56 Women's Pole Vault 2
57 Women's Long Jump 5
58 Women's Triple Jump 1
59 Women's Shot Put 2
60 Women's Discus Throw 2
61 Women's Hammer Throw 3
62 Women's Javelin Throw 14 1 2 3 3 athletes with 1 medal
63 Women's Heptathlon 7