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Finnish Paralympic Committee

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Finnish Paralympic Committee
Finnish Paralympic Committee logo
National Paralympic Committee
Country  Finland
Code FIN
Created 1994
Headquarters Helsinki, Finland
President Mr. Petri Pohjonen[1]
Secretary General Antti Heikkinen

Finnish Paralympic Committee (Finnish: Suomen paralympiakomitea) is the National Paralympic Committee in Finland for the Paralympic Games movement. It is a non-profit organisation that selects teams, and raises funds to send Finnish competitors to Paralympic events organised by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

The organisation was founded in 1994.[2]

The visual identity was created by British designer Richard Johnson.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Finland, European Paralympic Committee
  2. ^ Disability sport, By Karen P. DePauw, Susan J. Gavron, Google Books

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