Three medals from World Championships for Aino Kaisa Saarinen

08 March 2011 07:51

Aino Kaisa Saarinen had a difficult start in the season. One week before the inaugural World Cup in Gällivare she fell and hurt her shoulder.Difficult turnoud out to success and three medals from World Championships in Oslo.

The injury caused that finish ace returned to the World Cup circuit in Davos. However, the Finnish fighter succeeded at the World Championsips in Oslo and brought home three medals.

"It's unbelievable that I could find shape after such a difficult period. I am an optimist, but sometimes my own faith was tested. Other people had to convince me that I am abloe to achieve my goals. I'm really happy for these World Championships and the three medals. Fortunately I have had the support group, which has always been there where are needed them " said Aino-Kaisa at her web page.

Saarinen became queen of the World Championships in Liberec 2009. This year she won bronze medal in 10 km Classic, silver in Team Sprint Classic and bronze medal in 4x5 km Relay.

"My hurt arm did not help the situation and I could not carry out training as I had planned. I also had problems with technique. I set my personal benchmark at the World Cup in Otepää. 5th place there showed me that I was in a good direction. The last month before the World Championships was crucial but luckily I managed it. In Drammen, I already knew, that I could make good results at World Championships. "reveals Aino-Kaisa.