Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships

Posted: Aug 30 2004, 5:01am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:52pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones

Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships
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Finland knows what to do with Nokia Phones. They throw them.
This weekend was the 5th international Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships organized by finish translation company Fennolingua.

This year was a new World Record with a Nokia thrown 82.55 meters! The new champion is Ville Piippo from Helsinki.

A new world record was set also in junior category (age 12 years and under). Santtu Pursiainen threw the mobile phone amazing 45,51 meters.

Altogether there were 117 contestants from five different countries, 57 in individual categories, 42 in team categories and 18 in juniors.
More details on FennoLingua.

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