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04.02.2020

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2018 Tuntematon Kimi Räikkönen

Kari Hotakainen: Tuntematon Kimi Räikkönen Siltala  

17.01.2020

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MATTI NYKÄNEN (1963–2019)

Matti Nykänen was the first ski jumper who won everything there is to win: gold medals at Olympic Games, World Championships and World Ski Flying Championships as well as overall titles in the World Cup and the Four Hills Tournament. Nykänen won Olympic gold in large hill and silver in normal hill in Sarajevo 1984. […]

17.01.2020

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RIIKKA SALLINEN (b. 12 June 1973)

Riikka Nieminen (formerly Välilä, née Nieminen) led the Finnish team that dominated women’s ice hockey in Europe in the 1990’s. She was named best forward at women’s first World Championship tournament in 1990 and was the leading scorer when women’s hockey made its Olympic debut in Nagano 1998. She retired from the rinks in 2003 […]

17.01.2020

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JUHA VÄÄTÄINEN (b. 12 July 1941)

Juha Väätäinen enraptured the crowd in the Olympic Stadium of Helsinki by sprinting to victories in both 5000 and 10,000 metres at the European Athletics Championships of 1971. Finnish long-distance runners have won many gold medals at major championships over the years but no-one else has done it on home soil. Väätäinen won two Finnish […]

17.01.2020

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Samppa Lajunen (b. 23 April 1979)

Samppa Lajunen won all three Olympic gold medals on offer in Nordic combined at the Salt Lake City Games in 2002. All in all, he took part in five Olympic competitions and won a medal each time: in Nagano 1998 he had taken silver in both individual and team event. At World Championships Lajunen won […]

10.10.2019

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Disc golf

FS Fore / Johannes Sippola, Panu Kotonen, Markus Veikkolainen and Veli-Matti Arvo

03.06.2019

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57. Parhaat urheilujutut

Lasse Erola (ed.) Otavan kirjapaino Oy, Keuruu 2019 ISBN 978-952-6644-15-8

03.06.2019

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56. Urheilun vuosikirja 2019

Vesa Tikander Otavan Kirjapaino Oy 2019 ISBN: 978-952-6644-14-1

04.04.2019

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Wood sculpture “Sword Dance”

Category: Art works and decorative objects Designer: Vol. of production (copies): Year of prod.: –1952 Object number: 0233 Manuf. and place of prod.: Petut Idegede Gede, Indonesia Commissioned by: Method of prod.: handiwork Material: wood Measurements: height 42 cm; width 12.8 cm; depth 17.5 cm Description: Carved from one piece of wood. A man holding […]

04.04.2019

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Medal design sketch

Category: Art works and decorative objects Designer: Vol. of production (copies): Year of prod.: 1951 Object number: 1771:010 Manuf. and place of prod.: Commissioned by: Method of prod.: handicraft Material: plaster Measurements: thickness 3 cm; diameter 31 cm Description: In relief the text XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952 and hurdlers running in the Olympic Stadium. Full […]