The People of Lapland reported on the death of Tuomo Ylipull, the Olympic winner of the Rovaniemi hill jump.

According to the newspaper, Ylipulli died of an attack of illness at his home on Friday.

He was 56 years old.

The death was confirmed to the People of Lapland by Ylipulli's brother Jukka Ylipulli.

Tuomo Ylipulli achieved team gold at the 1988 Calgary Olympics.

More on that in a moment.