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Unisport and the Finnish Olympic Committee will start a co-operation

Press Release   •   Jan 17, 2018 11:17 GMT

Samuli Vasala, Finnish Olympic Committee and Pekka Elo, Unisport

With the signed agreement in future we are together seeking solutions to create a healthier society by improving the physical condition and by delivering interesting, stimulating and challenging facilities and equipment.

- Movement and exercise is successful and inspires the best in high quality conditions. A good facility allows children, young people and adults to move and top athletes grow in just the right conditions. It's great to be able to move things together with a major player like Unisport, says Mikko Salonen, Managing Director of the the Finnish Olympic Committee.

- We believe that by creating more attractive sports facilities with our partners and clients, we can increase well-being in our society, says Pekka Elo, Unisport, Country Manager Finland.

- The Olympic Committee`s goal is to increase the movement of the whole people and to strengthen the social status of sport culture. Our values and goals are similar which is an excellent starting point for a long-term cooperation, Elo sums up.

The Finnish Olympic Committee represents all sport and physical activity from grassroots to elite sport in Finland. The new Finnish Olympic Committee started 1st of January, 2017, as a result of the merger of the Finnish Sports Confederation Valo and the Finnish Olympic Committee. For more information:

Unisport-Saltex Oy with its subsidiaries, is the market leader in sports and exercise facility services in the Nordics and has growth prospects in Northern Europe. It has turnover of 125 million euros and 300 employees in 8 countries. The head office is located in Helsinki. The aim is to reach a significant growth in sales and to become a leading North European one-stop service partner whose sports facility concepts provide attractive sports facilities that make people move.

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