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Marjut Rolig-Lukkarinen

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAnne Marjut Astrid•Rolig-Lukkarinen
Used nameMarjut•Rolig-Lukkarinen
Nick/petnamesMaiju
Born4 February 1966 in Lohja (FIN)
Measurements162 cm / 52-53 kg
AffiliationsLohjan Louhi, Lohja (FIN)
NOC Finland

Biography

The high point of Marjut Lukkarinen’s career was at the 1992 Winter Olympics, where she won gold in 5 km, silver in 15 km, was fourth in both pursuit and relay and 10th in 30 km. Lukkarinen also won bronze in 15 km at the 1993 World Championships and also took part in the 1991 World Championships and 1994 Winter Olympics, but did not medal in those competitions, although she had top ten finishes in both of them. In 1992 Lukkarinen was selected as the Finnish female athlete of the year. After finishing her sporting career, Lukkarinen, who has a nursing education, worked as a homeopath and zone therapist. Lukkarinen has also been a member of the Finnish Olympic Committee and Athletes’ Commission.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) FIN Marjut Lukkarinen
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
15 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
30 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 10
5/10 kilometres Pursuit, Women (Olympic) 4
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Finland 4
1994 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) FIN Marjut Rolig
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 14
30 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 8
5/10 kilometres Pursuit, Women (Olympic) 21
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Finland 4

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1992 Winter Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony FIN Marjut Rolig-Lukkarinen

Special Notes