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Pajulahti 2017 blog: Finland's Iida Kauppila more determined for success than ever

  • Date: 25-08-2017
  • Related to: Goalball
Iida Kauppila saves during a match with the Finnish national team.With under a month to go now until the IBSA Goalball European Championships 2017 in Finland, we bring you the latest entry in the competition blog...

Finnish women’s goalball national team player Iida Kauppila is the seventeenth writer in the Pajulahti 2017 blog. Iida has been a national team regular since the beginning of this decade.

Kauppila was forced to the sidelines for almost a year due serious illness, but now she’s back and claims to be “stronger and more determined for success than ever”. Kauppila’s blog can be read here:

There will be total of 22 blog entries from 22 different writers in the Pajulahti 2017 blog. A new entry will be published every Wednesday and the last one will be out a week after the European Championships.

Each entry will be published both in English and in Finnish.

The 2017 IBSA Goalball European Championships will be held in the Pajulahti Sports Institute, Finland, from 18th-22nd September.

The previous Pajulahti 2017 blog texts can be found here:

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