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MYLLY Jarkko
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Finland   
GenderMen
Age40
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Haapavesi, FIN
Languages
English, Finnish
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
"I came to the sport through hunting. The 2016 Paralympic Games were not quite achievable, but after that I decided to start working towards the 2020 Games."
Club / Team
Haapajarven Ampumaseura: Finland
Name of coach
Timo Vaitinniemi [national]
General Interest
Injuries
He broke the tibia in his right leg three weeks before his departure for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. He required surgery but went on to compete at the Games where he placed 41st in the SH1 open 10m air rifle prone and 15th in the SH1 open 50m rifle prone. (ampumaurheiluliitto.fi, 19 Nov 2021; shooting.by, 05 Sep 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I firmly believe that everything depends on the amount of training." (selanne-lehti.fi, 09 Oct 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2020 Para Athlete of the Year at the Kepli Sports Gala in Finland. (Haapajarven Ampumaseura Facebook page, 18 Apr 2021)

He was named the 2013 Athlete with an Impairment of the Year by the Central Ostrobothnia Exercise Association in Finland. (kepli.fi, 31 Jan 2014)
Impairment
He was seriously injured in a traffic accident in 1997. (haapavesi-lehti.fi, 24 May 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
41 2021 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 625.3
15 2021 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 615.2
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
78 2014 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 616.4
37 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 627.8
14 2019 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 610.9
World Cup (Szczecin)
Rank Year Event Result
12 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 627.7
29 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 624.4
41 2015 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 588.1
11 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 613.9
2 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 253.3
19 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 628.7
27 2019 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 605.8
24 2022 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 628.8
12 2022 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 614.3
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
51 2013 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 612.4
11 2022 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 630.9
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
23 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
30 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
30 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
25 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 601.1
1 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 256.2