Jani Lakanen

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Jani Lakanen
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Medal record
Competitor for  Finland
Men's Orienteering
World Championships
Gold 2001 Tampere Relay
Gold 2006 Aarhus Long
Silver 1999 Inverness Relay
Silver 2001 Tampere Classic
Silver 2003 Rapperswil-Jona Relay
Silver 2006 Aarhus Relay
Silver 2013 Vuokatti Long
Bronze 2005 Aichi Sprint
Orienteering World Cup
Gold 2000 Overall WC
European Championships
Gold 2002 Sümeg Relay
Gold 2006 Otepää Long
Junior World Championships
Bronze 1995 Horsens Classic
Bronze 1996 Govora Classic

Jani Lakanen (born December 11, 1976 in Lohja) is a Finnish orienteering competitor, winner of the 2006 World Orienteering Championships (Long distance).[1]

He became world champion in relay in 2001, together with Jarkko Huovila, Juha Peltola and Janne Salmi.

He won the overall Orienteering World Cup in 2000.

He received a gold medal in relay at the 2002 European Orienteering Championships in Sümeg, and a gold medal in the long course in 2006 in Otepää.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ World Orienteering ChampionshipsInternational Orienteering Federation (Retrieved on July 16, 2008)