Lundahl to Weightlifting Hall of Fame
- 02 May, 2018
The Finnish Weightlifting Federation invited Ms. Karoliina Lundahl, a two-time World Champion and European Champion, into the Finnish Hall of Fame. Lundahl is the first Finnish female European and World Champion as well as the first Finnish female European and World Record holder. Lundahl joins other prominent Finnish lifters to the Hall of Fame such as Juhani Vellamo (1912-2004) who was the first Finnish World Championship medalist; Eino Mäkinen (1926-2014) who was the first Finnish European Champion; Jaakko Kailajärvi (1941- ) who was the first Finnish World Record Holder; and Kaarlo Kangasniemi (1941- ) who was the first Finnish Olympic Champion.