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February 4th
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February 5th
Finlandia-hiihto Worldloppet
To celebrate Finland's 100th independence day in 2017 Finlandia-hiihto arranges a special 100 km race by classic technique.
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February 3rd on the official Lahti2017 Nordic World Ski Championships Sprint course.
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44th FINLANDIA-HIIHTO 4-5.2.2017



Avi Studio has published Finlandia-Hiihto 2016 official personal photos

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Our official partner AviStudio is selling personal high quality photos from Finlandia Ski Marathon 2016: Avi Studio has published Finlandia-Hiihto 2016 official photo galleries. Link to your own photo gallery has been sent to your e-mail. If you have not received our mail, please first check your spam folder. If mail does not exist, please send your query to Remember to mention the date you were attending to the competition and your bib number. If you do not receive e-mail link from us despite of your query or there is just one medal photo in your gallery, we have not ...

Thank you - see you at latest February 4-5th, 2017!

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Thank you all skiers who made the ski festival! Re-live the moments via our social media channels and Children's Finlandia photos: Children's Finlandia video_ Finlandia-Sprintti: Webstream (appr 4 hours): Saturday's prizegivingceremony: The Saturday's stream was viewed in 27 nations, and th ...

Varis and Roponen winners of the Finlandia Ski Marathon free technique events

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 Kari Varis and Riitta-Liisa Roponen win the free technique events at Finlandia Ski Marathon. For Varis, it was already 10th victory. Mikko Koutaniemi finished second, 5,6 seconds behind the winner. Vesa Kallio was third. On women’s side Riitta-Liisa Roponen was the winner, Sini Alusniemi an Hennariikka Rahkola took the other podium places. There were a total of 4100 skiers participating this year's event. Varis made his move right before the final downhill towards the stadium. He managed to get a small gap, and none could challenge him after that on the final straight. “The winning gets ha ...

Riitta-Liisa Roponen and Mikko Koutaniemi win Finlandia-hiihto

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The winners of this year’s Finlandia Ski Marathon main race, 42 km classic, were not decided until the final sprint. On the men’s side, Mikko Koutaniemi took it by 0,1 seconds ahead of Niko Koskela. Alexei Dvoskin finished third. Riitta-Liisa Roponen managed to get 3,9 seconds gap to Maija Hakala during the last kilometer. ”It feels really good now. We had a really tough fight in the final sprint. When I crossed the finish line, I was sure Maija can not overtake me any more. She caught me approximately 10 km before the finish. At that point I couldn’t help her at all so I just had to hang i ...

Finlandia Livestream on Saturday 9:30-13:30

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Finlandia will be streamed live on on Saturday 9:30-13:30 with Finnish commentating by Aki Pajunoja and former national team skier Niklas Colliander. Main race will be followed intensively from both top skiers' and other ski enthusiastics' perspective. Feelings and impressions will be broadcasted with multiple cameras along the course and start/finish area as well as using drone. The stream is produced by EQTiming and Vidair. Follow the livestream via:

Finlandia gets more events and larger starting area

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Next February there will be even more races to choose from at Finlandia Ski Marathon, Finland’s largest ski marathon taking place in Lahti and Hollola on February 26th-28th. Novelties are called Finlandia Sprint and Finlandia Relay The ski weekend kicks off already on Friday when Finlandia Sprint takes place. The event will be run over 1,5 kilometer course, the sprint course which will be used at Lahti WCH 2017. The event is for teams of 4, so it gives a perfect opportunity to get a taste of worldclass sprint course while having fun with friends, family or work colleagues. It also ser ...

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Finlandia-hiihto (Finlandia Ski Marathon) is an non-profit organization. The income (after expenses) will be divided between the two organizing local sports clubs - Lahden Hiihtoseura (Lahti Ski Club) and Hollolan Urheilijat -46 (Hollola Athletics '49). By participating you are supporting local youth athletics.