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Jorma Salmi

Full name: Jorma Pertti Salmi
Nickname(s): Jerry
Gender: Male
Born: May 6, 1933 in Kotka, Kymenlaakso, Finland
Died: May 24, 2016 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Tampereen Ilves, Tampere (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Ice Hockey

Biography

Jerry Salmi started playing professionally in 1955 with Ilves Tampere. Over the next two seasons, he also played in the British leagues, with Brighton Tigers, Southampton Vikings, and Nottingham Panthers, twice playing in the British Autumn Cup. Salmi was with Ilves Tampere through 1960, appearing during that time at three World Championships (1957-59) and the 1960 Winter Olympics. He helped them win three championships from his forward position. After the Squaw Valley Olympics Salmi played for five years in Sweden with Sundbybergs IK, Västra Frölunda, and AIK Solna. He finished his career in the 1965/66 season with HJK Helsinki. Salmi later emigrated to the United States where he died in Seattle, Washington.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Finland FIN 7

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Finland FIN Final Standings 7 1960-02-19 1 2 0
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Finland FIN Consolation Round Match #2 1 1960-02-23 FIN 11, JPN 2 0 0 0
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Finland FIN Consolation Round Match #4 1 1960-02-25 FIN 19, AUS 2 1 1 0
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Finland FIN Consolation Round Match #5 1T 1960-02-26 JPN 6, FIN 6 0 1 0
1960 Winter 26 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Finland FIN Group B Match #3 2 1960-02-21 GER 4, FIN 1 0 0 0
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