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News, 2/26/2018

Star quality: Finnish surgeon heals world-famous athletes

Photo: Jussi Nukari/Lehtikuva

Footballers Ousmane Dembélé, David Beckham and Didier Deschamps and runners Haile Gebrselassie and Merlene Ottey are just a few of the sportspeople whom Orava has helped recover from injuries.

Not too long ago, a Los Angeles triathlete flew to Finland for surgery in the southwestern city of Turku. He had been unable to get relief for his troublesome hamstring; three operations in the US had proved unsuccessful.

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Updated 2/26/2018

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