Finland at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Finland at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Finland.svg
IOC code FIN
NOC Finnish Olympic Committee
Website sport.fi/olympiakomitea (in Finnish) (in Swedish)
in Montreal
Competitors 83 (77 men and 6 women) in 14 sports
Flag bearer Lasse Virén
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold
4
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Finland competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 83 competitors, 77 men and 6 women, took part in 63 events in 14 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Archery

In the nation's second appearance in archery competition at the Olympics, Finland entered two men. Defending bronze medallist Kyösti Laasonen competed again, this time placing 15th.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 800 metres

Men's 5.000 metres

  • Lasse Virén
    • Heat — 13:33.39
    • Final — 13:24.76 (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)
  • Lasse Orimus
    • Heat — 13:23.43 (→ did not advance)

Men's 10.000 metres

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

Men's Marathon

Men's Discus Throw

  • Pentti Kahma
    • Qualification — 62.10m
    • Final — 63.12m (→ 6th place)
  • Markku Tuokko
    • Qualification — 59.80m (→ did not advance)

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

One cyclist represented Finland in 1976.

Individual road race
Individual pursuit

Fencing

Four fencers, all men, represented Finland in 1976.

Men's épée
Men's team épée

Judo

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented Finland in 1976.

Individual
Team
  • Risto Hurme
  • Jussi Pelli
  • Heikki Hulkkonen

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

See also

References

  1. ^ "Finland at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
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