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News, 2/12/2018

Finnish women contend for Winter Olympic medals

Photo: Mikhail Mokrushin/RIA Novosti/Lehtikuva

If you visit Finland during February – or just look up the weather for a northern town such as Kuusamo – you won’t have any trouble seeing why Finnish athletes excel at winter sports.

Finland is an arctic nation, with the northern third of the country located above the Arctic Circle, and while Finnish summers are beautiful and green, snow and ice decorate the landscape during the winter months.

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Updated 2/12/2018

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