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Monday, 27 August 2007 11:09

Mobile Phone Throwing World Championship 2007

Written by Nermin Hajdarbegovic

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Finland steals the show

 

Savonlinna, Finland hosted the 8th Mobile Phone Throwing World Championshipson Saturday the 25th of August 2007.

No surprise, the Finns won in every category. A few Russian competitors also had some nice results, but didn't even come close to the hosts.

Tommi Huotari, Finland threw his headset an astonishing 89,62 meters (almost 100 yards), easily beating the second seated Mika Paajanen with 76,68 meters, which was enough to make him the new champ In the Original individual category.

The world champion in the Women’s category is last year's winner Eija Laakso with 44,49 m. Second place goes to Farah el Airoudi from The Netherlands with 42,06 meters. She won women's category in her own country and also won a trip to the Championships, Savonlinna. Tuija Helenius came in third with 40,48 m.

In the Junior category the winner Antti Aikio threw 51,26 meters. Nice to see the youth have taken an interest in this ancient sport.

You can see the athletes in action, here.
Last modified on Monday, 27 August 2007 12:42

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