Rukatunturi ski jumping hill

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Rukatunturi
Kuusamo Rukatunturi K-120.jpg
LocationKuusamo
Finland
Coordinates66°10′17″N 029°09′39″E / 66.17139°N 29.16083°E / 66.17139; 29.16083Coordinates: 66°10′17″N 029°09′39″E / 66.17139°N 29.16083°E / 66.17139; 29.16083
Opened1964
Renovated1990s
Size
K–pointK-120
Hill sizeHS142
Hill recordGermany Eric Frenzel
(148.5 m in 2010)

The Rukatunturi ski jumping hill, located in Kuusamo, is the largest ski jumping hill in Finland. It regularly hosts the opening event of the ski jumping World Cup.

The large hill and two smaller hills have a plastic matting. The official record is 148.5 metres, jumped by Eric Frenzel, in the Nordic Combination Jumpingcompetition in 2010.

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Ruka in October 2009