Riitta-Liisa ROPONEN

a.k.a. Ritu

Riitta-Liisa ROPONEN
Country
SLO
Finland
Born
Gender
Gender
Female
Zodiac
Zodiac
Taurus
Information
Languages: English
Height: 161
Weight: 56
Birth place: Haukipudas
Residence: Haukipudas
Equipment
Skis: Fischer
Boots: Fischer
Personal
Occupation: sport instructor
Marital Status: married
Children: 1
Hobbies: Friends, music
SPORTS
Ski Club: Oulun Hiihtoseura
National Coach: Toni Roponen
Personal Coach: Roponen, Toni
  • CAREER

    • Roponen has competed on the World Cup since 1998
    • First World Cup podium in 2006 in La Clusaz
    • She won a bronze in the 4 x 5 km relay at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
    • Roponen also won two team sprint medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in 2007 (with Virpi Kuitunen) and a silver in 2005 (with Pirjo Manninen)
    • Roponen also earned two more gold medals in the 4 x 5 km relay, earning them in 2007 and 2009
    • Roponen’s best individual finish at the Winter Olympics is 6th in the 10 km freestyle at Vancouver in 2010
    • She has one individual World Cup victory and five podiums
    *Source: Wikipedia

    PERSONAL

    • She is marries to her coach Toni Roponen. In 2004 she gave birth to daughter Ida, Toni has son Tommy from a previous relationship