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Finland Summer Sports

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Games: 26 summer games in 20 countries
Events: 328 distinct events in 29 sports

Participants: 1,626 (1,407 men and 219 women)
Youngest Participant: Noora Laukkanen (15 years, 192 days), 2008 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: John Flinkenberg (60 years, 256 days), 1956 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Paavo Nurmi (12 medals)

29 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1972 2016 21 13 8 1 1 2 4 Tomi Poikolainen (2 medals)
2 Art Competitions 1924 1948 9 8 1 3 1 1 5 5 athletes with 1 medal
3 Athletics 1906 2016 488 403 85 49 35 32 116 Paavo Nurmi (12 medals)
4 Badminton 1992 2016 8 6 2
5 Basketball 1952 1964 22 22 0
6 Boxing 1928 2016 60 59 1 2 1 12 15 Pentti Hämäläinen (2 medals)
7 Canoeing 1936 2012 49 45 4 5 2 3 10 Kurt Wires (3 medals)
8 Cycling 1912 2016 50 46 4
9 Diving 1908 2008 25 22 3
10 Equestrianism 1920 2016 23 14 9
11 Fencing 1928 1996 30 24 6
12 Figure Skating 1920 1920 3 2 1 1 1 Ludovika Jakobsson-Eilers and Walter Jakobsson (1 medal)
13 Football 1912 1980 51 51 0
14 Golf 2016 2016 4 2 2
15 Gymnastics 1908 2016 111 96 15 8 5 12 25 Heikki Savolainen (9 medals)
16 Hockey 1952 1952 11 11 0
17 Judo 1972 2016 22 15 7
18 Modern Pentathlon 1920 1984 29 29 0 1 4 5 Ole Mannonen (3 medals)
19 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1992 2016 4 0 4
20 Rowing 1912 2008 69 66 3 3 1 3 7 Pertti Karppinen (3 medals)
21 Sailing 1912 2016 135 119 16 2 2 7 11 35 athletes with 1 medal
22 Shooting 1908 2016 128 117 11 4 7 10 21 Magnus Wegelius and Nestori Toivonen (4 medals)
23 Swimming 1908 2016 76 45 31 1 3 4 Arvo Aaltonen (2 medals)
24 Synchronized Swimming 1992 1992 1 0 1
25 Table Tennis 2016 2016 1 1 0
26 Taekwondo 2000 2016 4 1 3
27 Tennis 1924 2012 5 5 0
28 Weightlifting 1920 2016 38 36 2 1 2 3 3 athletes with 1 medal
29 Wrestling 1906 2016 169 168 1 27 29 29 85 Eino Leino (4 medals)