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Finnish Team for WOC in Scotland selected


– Double Junior World Champion Olli Ojanaho was considered for the team, but it was decided to not include him. He is only at the 270th place in the World Ranking, head coach Juha Taini comments the selection of the team.

The Finnish Team for the World Orienteering Championships in Scotland in July/August has been selected.


Sofia Haajanen SK Pohjantähti (Long),
Minna Kauppi Lahden Suunnistajat -37 (Sprint, Middle, Long, Relay),
Saila Kinni Tampereen Pyrintö (Middle, Relay),
Venla Niemi Tampereen Pyrintö (Sprint),
Jenny Patana Hiidenkiertäjät (Sprint, Sprint Relay)
Merja Rantanen Jämsän Retki-Veikot (Middle, Long, Sprint Relay)


Hannu Airila, Kalevan Rasti (Middle)
Mårten Boström, IFK Lidingö (Sprint, Long, Sprint Relay, Relay)
Tero Föhr, Vehkalahden Veikot (Relay)
Olli-Pekka, Koistinen Hiidenkiertäjät (Sprint)
Severi Kymäläinen, Tampereen Pyrintö (Sprint, Sprint Relay)
Fredric Portin, SK Halden (Middle, Long, Relay)
Olli-Markus Taivainen, Pellon Ponsi (Middle, Long)

Source: Finnish Orienteering Federation

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