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To celebrate Finland's 100th independence day in 2017 Finlandia-hiihto arranges a special 100 km race by classic technique.
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Apartments available for finlandia skiers in lahti

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Most of the downtown Lahti hotels are fully booked because of several events taking place at the same time than Finlandia-Hiihto. Please check visitlahti.fi/en for accommodation alternatives in the Lahti region. Lahti Region Ltd. is a partner of Finlandia-Hiihto. In our web shop now available cosy 4 persons apartments with kitchen, shower/ toilet and free wifi. In every apartment there are 2 double rooms with total 4 beds. Waxing facilities and transport services on request. Apartments are located 3 km from the Lahti Sports Center/Finlandia-Hiihto Venue and within walking d ...

100- kilometer classic race 2017

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"Finland celebrates its 100 years of independence in 2017, and Lahti will host the World Championships in Nordic Skiing. That is not the only big event taking place in the famous ski city as Finlandia-hiihto is getting ready for its 44th anniversary. The event is honoring the country’s independence by introducing a new distance; a 100- kilometer classic race to accompany the existing main race of 50 km. This new race will start early in the morning on February 4, 2017, and have two laps of 50 km. This addition is open to all skiers from elite to amateur ones!" - Marathon Skier ...

Juha Viljamaa is the new Worldloppet president

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During the Worldloppet AGM 2016 in Lahti the delegates elected juha viljamaa as new president  Once a year all representatives of Worldloppet are gathering to evaluate the past season and to discuss the future of our Worldloppet. This year the OC of Finlandia-hiihto around the President Juha Viljamaa invited the 20 Worldloppet nations to Lahti, the venue of Finlandia-hiihto and also of the Nordic World Championships 2017 for the Worldloppet Annual General Meeting 2016. From Thursday (16th of June) to Saturday evening the delegates worked hard on the future of Worldloppet and the world of marat ...

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 finlandiahiihto.kuvat.fi Children's Finlandia photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1039384459454440.1073741828.122400421152853&type=3 Children's Finlandia video_  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPYHPFBOOsw Finlandia-Sprintti: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Dmw96DJV4Y Webstream (appr 4 hours): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJn7F_nq2TU Saturday's prizegivingceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJn7F_nq2TU 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 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.