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Overtime defeat for Finnish goalball men in the Pajulahti Games final
18.01.2015

Olympic gold medalist Amauri leads Brazil’s sitting volleyball team
18.01.2015

Watch Saturday’s web-tv matches afterwards
17.01.2015

Finnish Young Athlete of the year Amanda Kotaja has lot to achieve
17.01.2015

Records broken in the powerlifting Finnish Championships
17.01.2015

Wheelchair rugby have made Jean-Pierre Antonios a better archer
17.01.2015

Judoka Henri Kajan anticipates the biggest competition of his life in Los Angeles next summer
17.01.2015

 
 

Contact info

Finnish Sports Association of Persons with Disabilities
Radiokatu 20, 5. krs.
00240 Helsinki

www.vammaisurheilu.fi

Organizing Committee

 
 
Logo: Pajulahti Games 2013
 

Facts about Finland

Population:
5.4 million

Area:
338 424 km² (131 985 square miles), the fifth-largest country in Western Europe.

Greatest length from north to south
:
1 160 km (720 miles).

Greatest width rom east to west
:
540 km (335 mi).

Capital
:
Helsinki (1.25 million inhabitants in metropolitan area).

Climate
:
Great contrasts – cold winters and fairly warm summers.

Languages
:
Finland is officially bilingual. Finnish is the first language of 92%, and Swedish of 5.5% of the population. About 1 700 people in Lapland speak Sami (Lapp) languages.

Currency = euro Change currency (http://www.xe.com/)
Voltage = 230V
Time zone = GMT +3 (summer time)
http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/europe/european-union/finland/
Weather in Lahti (about 15 km to Pajulahti)
(http://weather.weatherbug.com/Finland/Lahti-weather/local-forecast/7-day-forecast.html?zcode=z6169&lang_id=fi-FI)
Tap water: drinkable

Did you know Finland has:

5.3 million people
1.8 million saunas (approx 500 are traditional smoke saunas)
5.2 million mobile phones (Nokia is a Finnish brand)

188 000 lakes (accounts for 10% of the total area) 180 000 islands
475 000 summer cottages

203 000 reindeer
200 000 salmon

35 national parks

and...

1 Santa Claus - the real one!
 

Sports

Athletics
Goalball
Judo
Powerlifting
Showdown
Sitting Volleyball
Wheelchair rugby

 

Results

Results
 

Web-Tv

Watch WebTv live from Pajulahti
 

Sponsors

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Logo: Nastola town

Logo: Umbro

Logo: Lehtimäen Liikenne
 

Highlights 2014