Kazuyoshi FUNAKI

Japan JPN

Ski Jumping

  • Olympic Medals
    2 G
    1 S
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Salt Lake City 2002
  • Year of Birth
    1975
Olympic Results

Biography

Kazuyoshi FUNAKI

At 22 years of age, Kazuyoshi Funaki was the youngest member of the Japanese ski jump team in Nagano. He entered the 1998 Games under great pressure as a favourite performing in his own country.

Perfect style points

Funaki began his assault by winning the silver medal in the normal hill event. He was in fourth place after the first jump on the large hill, but his second jump was a spectacular 132.5m. More important, the ski jumper earned perfect style points from all five judges - an unprecedented achievement - and won the gold medal. He then earned a second gold in the team event as a member of the victorious Japanese squad.

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Salt Lake City 2002

#9
Normal Hill, Individual
Normal Hill, Individual Ski Jumping
#7
Large Hill, Individual
Large Hill, Individual Ski Jumping
#5
Large Hill, Team
Large Hill, Team Ski Jumping
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Nagano 1998

S
Normal Hill, Individual
Normal Hill, Individual Ski Jumping
G
Large Hill, Individual
Large Hill, Individual Ski Jumping
G
Large Hill, Team
Large Hill, Team Ski Jumping