Eukonkannon MM-kisat

Eukonkannon MM-kisat 30.6.-1.7.2017 Sonkajärvellä

Ilmoittaudu mukaan 2017 vuoden kisaan - ilmoittautumislomakkeet ovat avoinna nyt!

Wife carrying world championship went to Russia

28.9.2016

Water obstacle suprised the Finns

The World Champion pair of Wife Carrying in the year 2016 are Dmitri Sagal and Anastasia Loginova with time 1.02,78. Second and third place went to Finland (Taisto Miettinen, Kristiina Haapanen 1.07,07, Ville Parviainen, Janette Oksman 1.08,53).

New championship pair were excited about the win. "We have practiced a lot, and our aim were to be in the top 3. We succeeded prefectly!". It was the first time championship award went outside Finland. Last year champion pair (Ville Parviainen, Janette Oksman)  lost too much time on the water obstacle. Taisto Miettinen, who has participate tens of times to the contest bemoans the water obstacle "Maybe there was a bit more water than previous years, or it was deeper. Rising up from the pool was really hard and it took a lot of time".

Wife Carrying World Championship were organised for 22nd time. During the weekend there were approximately 10 000 visitors at the area. Competitors from 11 different countries took part of the contest.


Final Results: 1) Sagal Dmitriy, Loginova Anastasia Russia 1.02,78, 2) Miettinen Taisto, Haapanen Kristiina Finland 1.07,07, 3) Parviainen Ville, Oksman Janette Finland 1.08,53, 4) Sumén Julle, Lehto Oili Finland 1.14,85, 5) Haalisto Ilpo, Piippo Jenni 1.14,87, Finland 6) Wall Jesse, Arsenault Christine USA 1.19,30, 7) Järvinen Juha, Aarnipuro Minna Finland 1.22,36, 8) Gregg Ben, McCallum Australia 1.24,97, 9) Lautiainen Lare, Blomqvist Melinda 1.25,46, Finland 10) Suomalainen Mika, Närä Saara Sonkajärvi, Finland 1.26,46, 11) Saaristenperä Joni, Rantala Anne-Maria Finland 1.27,50, 12) Juntunen Joni, Haavikko Jaana Finland 1.31,37, 13) Pekkala Ville, Huotari Anu Finland 1.32,21, 14) Tsykunov Igor, Shapovalova Mariia Russia 1.33,05, 15) Saukkonen Joonas, Rope Tia Finland 1.33,12, 16) Podduikin Jukka, Hyvärinen Katja Finland 1.33,81, 17) Grey Michael, Grey Jennifer Germany 1.34,37, 18) Raatikainen Pasi, Toppinen Reeta Finland 1.36,82, 19) Pietiläinen Miro, Pietiläinen Susanne Finland 1.38,12, 20) Dufft Oliver, Heli Leipzig, Germany 1.40,55, 21) Kawahara Eisuke, Kawahara Sayaka Japan 1.43,10, 22) Warren David, Warren Rhiannon Earlville,  Australia /Finland 1.43,21, 23) Saarme Martti, Kobin Marianne Estonia 1.45,09, 24) Sipilä Markus, Keisteri-Sipilä Elli Finland 1.45,40, 25) Kettunen Brown Richard, Mårdstrand Louise Sweden 1.48,62, 26) Linder Daniel, Linder Karina Canada 1.53,75, 27) Huttunen Juha, Schadlu Jasmin  Finland / Germany 1.54,41, 28) Tjernberg Peter, Rouzbahani Elina Sweden 1.54,97, 29) Lukkari Antti, Vainio Anna Finland 1.55,31, 30) Splay-pari. Kankare Ville,Hämäläinen Sonja Finland 1.58,39, 31) Wilberg Konstantin, Carroll Elle Germany/USA 2.02,69, 32) Lebreht Sander, Konts Kaia Estonia 2.05,51, 33) Haider Marce Rene, Scharinger Eva Austria 2.20,77, 34) Mikkonen Joona, Ranta Salla-Mari Finland 2.37,40, 35) Mohanjith Sudirikku Hannadige, (Sri Lanka) Kemiö, Finland /Kemiö 4.03,12,