Better and better for Aleksi Karppinen

Posted on | February 12, 2015 | Category: Arena

Aleksi Karppinen didn’t feel in perfect rhythm at the start of the race, but it ended in the best way for the Finn. The 19-year-old from Muhos, a town on the coast well north in Finland, won the Junior Long Distance with a margin of 38 seconds to the winner of the Sprint, Vladislav Kiselev.

“The race was good, but I needed some time to get used to the challenges. At the start I didn’t navigate perfectly, but when I got used to what to do I did much better”, he says.

At JWSOC last year he got a silver medal. Now he is even more experienced. “I am very happy with the gold”.

Text and photo: Erik Borg

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