Ilkka HEROLA

Ilkka HEROLA
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Finland
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Gender
Gender
Male
Zodiac
Zodiac
Cancer

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Languages: English, Swedish
Birth place: Siilinjaervi
Residence: Kuopio
Equipment
Skis: Fischer
Boots: Fischer
Personal
Marital Status: Single
Hobbies: Hunting, Music (playing drums)
SPORTS
Ski Club: Puijon Hiihtoseura
National Coach: Petter Kukkonen
Personal Coach: Antti Kuisma
  • Within one year of his World Cup debut on home turf in Lahti in 2012, Ilkka Herola had shaped into the new team leader of the Finnish team which was going through a dark phase after the phenomenal success of superstar Hannu Manninen. Not only did the then-16-year-old just get his permanent ticket for the World Cup with a second rank at the Junior World Championships in Erzurum Turkey but he also established himself firmly in the Finnish team and by the next winter season, he also saw his first World Championships at Val di Fiemme, Italy.

    In the winter of 2013/14, he again won silver at the Junior World Championships at the same venue but Herola, who lives in Siilinjärvi, Finland and starts for the ski club of Puijon Hiihtoseura and made his debut at the Olympic Games in Sochi with a 14th and 16th rank. He also collected two Top Ten ranks in early 2014 and with a fourth rank at the traditional King's Cup competition at Olso, Norway he also showed clear podium potential for the winters to come.

    In his free time, the self-proclaimed "sometimes pessimistic but enterprising" Herola loves mucis, especially playing the drums and meeting up with friends

Latest World Cup Results

DateDisciplinePlaceCountryCatRankPoints
1646801.02.2015Gundersen LH HS134/10.0 KVal di FiemmeITAWorld Cup13
1646630.01.2015Gundersen LH HS134/10.0 KVal di FiemmeITAWorld Cup15
1645418.01.2015Gundersen NH HS109/15.0 KSeefeldAUTWorld Cup11
1645317.01.2015Gundersen NH HS109/10.0 KSeefeldAUTWorld Cup14
1645216.01.2015Gundersen NH HS109/5.0 KmSeefeldAUTWorld Cup29
1644711.01.2015Gundersen LH HS118/10.0 KChaux-NeuveFRAWorld Cup23
1644610.01.2015Gundersen LH HS118/10.0 KChaux-NeuveFRAWorld Cup14
1644004.01.2015Gundersen NH HS106/10.0 KSchonachGERWorld Cup21
1642621.12.2014Gundersen NH HS98/10.0 KmRamsauAUTWorld Cup24
1641207.12.2014Gundersen LH HS138/10.0 KLillehammerNORWorld Cup22
1641106.12.2014Gundersen LH HS138/10.0 KLillehammerNORWorld Cup9
1640429.11.2014Gundersen LH HS142/10.0 KRukaFINWorld Cup11

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