Friday, March 3, 2017

FINLAND ~ FIS Nordic World Ski Championships - Lahti ~

... Special designed postcard for the Lahti2017 FIS Nordic world ski championships... the city will host this championship for a historical 7th time at the breathtaking setting of Salpausselkä... this year's are very important as this year Finland also celebrates its 100 years of independency... the world’s best winter sports combined with an unforgettable winter festival full of good food, music and unique atmosphere... the personalized stamp is showing changing styles in ski jumping and cross country skiing... and with fantastic special postmark.... a few thousand items are posted from the Lahti Ski Games every day, and that number is ten times the size during World Championships... Thanks so much Sini for this unique item... must be great to have such an amazing event in your hometown!! \_(♥‿♥)_/

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have been held in various numbers and types of events since 1925 for men and since 1954 for women. Since 1985, the World Championships have been held in odd-numbered years.

The Centenary World Championships in Lahti is the biggest and most memorable event during Finland’s 100th anniversary. The city will host the Lahti2017 FIS Nordic world ski championships from 22.2.-5.3.2017.

Over the 12 days more than 700 athletes from 60 different countries compete in 21 disciplines with each day culminating at the biggest après-ski of the world and the medal award ceremonies.


FIS Nordic World Ski Championships
(Issued 2017)

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