Pekka Rauhala

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePekka Veli•Rauhala
Used namePekka•Rauhala
Born25 April 1960 in Muurame (FIN)
Measurements179 cm / 48-82 kg
AffiliationsTeuvan Rivakka, Teuva (FIN)
NOC Finland

Biography

Pekka Rauhala had the following finishes at major championships – 1983 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (4th); 1985 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1981 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 1991 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (7th); 1990 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (10th); 1982 World Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (18th); 1982 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1983 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1987 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1988 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1984 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (4th); 1980 European Championship: 68.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1989 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1981 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 1984 European Championship: 68.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 1986 European Championship: 74.0 kg. Freestyle (6th); 1991 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (9th); 1992 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Freestyle (11th).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Wrestling FIN Pekka Rauhala
Lightweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 8
1984 Summer Olympics Wrestling FIN Pekka Rauhala
Welterweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 8
1988 Summer Olympics Wrestling FIN Pekka Rauhala
Welterweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 5
1992 Summer Olympics Wrestling FIN Pekka Rauhala
Middleweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC

Olympic family relations