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List of famous athletes from Finland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Finland has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Finnish athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Finland and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Finland then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Items on this list include Pauli Nevala and Mikko Manninen.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Finnish athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Finland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Finland in order to get more information about each one.

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Olli Jokinen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Olli Jokinen Calgary Flames

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Valtteri Filppula is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Valtteri Filppula Detroit Red Wings

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Sami Hyypiä is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Katja Nyberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Tanja Poutiainen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Pirjo Muranen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Niklas Hagman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Niklas Hagman Anaheim Ducks

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Sami Salo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Sami Salo Vancouver Canucks

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Åke Lindman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Heidi Pelttari is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Mikko Koivu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Mikko Koivu Minnesota Wild

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Emma Laaksonen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Emma Laaksonen Ohio State Buckeyes women's ice hockey

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Teemu Selänne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Teemu Selänne Anaheim Ducks

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Karoliina Rantamäki is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Virpi Sarasvuo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Kaisa Mäkäräinen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Aino-Kaisa Saarinen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Saara Tuominen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Matti Hautamäki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Niklas Bäckström is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Niklas Bäckström Minnesota Wild

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Kimmo Timonen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Kimmo Timonen Philadelphia Flyers

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Susanna Pöykiö is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Jere Lehtinen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Noora Raty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Kiira Korpi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Mariia Posa is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Miikka Kiprusoff is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Miikka Kiprusoff Calgary Flames

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Saku Koivu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Saku Koivu Anaheim Ducks

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Sami Kapanen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Mari Laukkanen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Mira Kuisma is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Riitta-Liisa Roponen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Petteri Nummelin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Toni Lydman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Toni Lydman Anaheim Ducks

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Sanni Leinonen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Jarkko Ruutu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Laura Lepistö is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Lasse Kukkonen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Sami Lepistö is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Sami Lepistö Chicago Blackhawks

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Kaija Mustonen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Antero Niittymäki is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Joni Pitkänen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Joni Pitkänen Carolina Hurricanes

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Saija Sirvio is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Niko Kapanen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Ilona Ruotsalainen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Ville Peltonen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Marjo Voutilainen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Antti Miettinen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Antti Miettinen Winnipeg Jets

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Satu Mäkelä-Nummela is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland

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Tuomo Ruutu is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Finland
Tuomo Ruutu Carolina Hurricanes