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List of popular Finnish Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Finland have achieved some of the highest honors in sports and Olympic history, as even being chosen to represent your country at the Olympics is something that most athletes will never get to experience. These competitors are the most prominent people from Finland who have competed in the Olympics. Finland has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. List ranges from Karoliina Rantamäki to Kiira Korpi and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Finnish Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Finnish Olympian of all time?"
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Paavo Nurmi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
klubibar added Paavo Nurmi Died at 76 (1897-1973)

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Lasse Virén is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
klubibar added Lasse Virén age 67

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Kiira Korpi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Kiira Korpi age 28

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20 8
Teemu Selänne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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Laura Lepistö is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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15 9
Hanna-Maria Seppälä is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Ag47 added Hanna-Maria Seppälä age 32

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Matti Nykänen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
klubibar added Matti Nykänen age 53

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Ville Ritola is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
klubibar added Ville Ritola Died at 86 (1896-1982)

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Hannes Kolehmainen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
klubibar added Hannes Kolehmainen Died at 77 (1889-1966)

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Veikko Hakulinen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
klubibar added Veikko Hakulinen Died at 78 (1925-2003)

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Janne Ahonen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Janne Ahonen age 39

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Pertti Karppinen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
klubibar added Pertti Karppinen age 64

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9 7
Kaisa Mäkäräinen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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8 7
Samppa Lajunen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
klubibar added Samppa Lajunen age 37

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Saku Koivu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Saku Koivu age 42

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Aino-Kaisa Saarinen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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Hannu Manninen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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Eero Mäntyranta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
klubibar added Eero Mäntyranta Died at 76 (1937-2013)

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Susanna Pöykiö is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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Mikko Koivu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Mikko Koivu age 34

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6 7
Mika Myllylä is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
klubibar added Mika Myllylä Died at 42 (1969-2011)

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Virpi Sarasvuo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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5 6
Sami Jauhojärvi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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5 6
Tanja Poutiainen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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4 5
Peetu Piiroinen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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5 7
Niko Kapanen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Niko Kapanen age 38

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5 7
Miikka Kiprusoff is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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5 7
Sami Kapanen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Sami Kapanen age 43

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5 7
Niklas Bäckström is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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5 7
Niklas Hagman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Niklas Hagman age 37

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5 7
Ville Nieminen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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5 7
Veli Saarinen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Veli Saarinen Died at 67 (1902-1969)

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4 6
Jere Lehtinen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Jere Lehtinen age 43

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4 6
Riikka Sarasoja-Lilja is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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4 6
Mari Pehkonen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Mari Pehkonen age 32

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4 6
Anssi Koivuranta is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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4 6
Jaakko Tallus is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Jaakko Tallus age 36

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4 6
Antero Niittymäki is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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4 6
Noora Raty is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Noora Raty age 27

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3 5
Pirjo Muranen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Pirjo Muranen age 36

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3 5
Krista Lahteenmaki is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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3 5
Matti Heikkinen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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3 5
Mari Laukkanen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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3 5
Janne Korpi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Janne Korpi age 31

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3 5
Anne Helin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Anne Helin age 28

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3 5
Jarkko Ruutu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Jarkko Ruutu age 41

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5 8
Sanni Leinonen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes

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4 7
Olli Jokinen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Olli Jokinen age 38

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4 7
Kimmo Timonen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes
Kimmo Timonen age 42

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4 7
Ville Peltonen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Finnish Olympic Athletes