Finnish teams for next season named
The two new coaches of the Finnish team, Kari Ylianttila and Jani Klinga, now announced their teams for next season. The training group will consist of a total of ten jumpers.
Janne Ahonen, Lauri Asikainen, Anssi Koivuranta, Ville Larinto, Olli Muotka und Jarkko Maeaetta are on the A-Team, besides that there is also the so-called "Challenge Team" with Janne Happonen, Sebastian Klinga, Sami Niemi und Sami Heiskanen.
"These ten jumpers will train together, lead of course by the six athletes of the national team", Jani Klinga said to finnjumping.fi.
The preparation starts for the team on May 26th with tests in Jyvaeskylae, the training shall then begin mid June. Until then the athletes will work with their coaches in the clubs.
With Julia Kykkaenen and Susanna Forsstroem, the ladies' national team consists of only two athletes, Kimmo Kykkaenen remains the head coach.
Finnish teams for 2014/15
A-Team: Janne Ahonen, Lauri Asikainen, Anssi Koivuranta, Ville Larinto, Olli Muotka, Jarkko Maeaettae
A-Challenge Team: Sami Heiskanen, Sebastian Klinga, Sami Niemi, Janne Happonen
A-Team Ladies: Julia Kykkaenen, Susanna Forsstroem