Toni Piispanen joins our support athlete team. Piispanen is World Champion and Paralympic winner and is on the way to Rio Paralympics 2016 on wheelchair racing (sprint). Piispanen is working in the Finnish National Sport Council, which is promoting equality in Sport.
We are happy welcome professional football goalkeeper Tinja-Riikka Korpela, who joins the ranks as a ’Supporting Athlete of the EuroGames 2016′. Korpela, who is a long-time goalkeeper of the Finnish national team, currently plays for FC Bayern München and has been playing for Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian teams since the beginning of her international […]
We are proud to reveal our patron and first support athlete. EuroGames Helsinki 2016 patron is President of Finland Sauli Niinistö. First support athlete is ice-hockey goalkeeper, Olympic medalist Noora Räty.