Tuesday, July 5, 2011


   Mika Myllylä Is Dead!!
Loputon tuska. Mika Myllylä Tervanevalla. Hannes Heikuran vuoden lehtikuva 1997.

Finnish skiing legend Mika Myllylä has died. His death was first reported by Central Ostrobothnia police department, who say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death. He was 41 years old.
The former skier was found dead at his home in the north-western town of Kokkola on Tuesday morning. Police will now try to ascertain the exact cause of death, and have not given further details.
Myllylä won gold at the 1998 Nagano Olympics, and at World Championships in 1997 and 1999. In all, he won four world championships. His career came to an end at the Lahti world championships in 2001, when he failed a doping test.
Myllylä was a witness in the so-called STT doping trial at the start of June. He had previously admitted doping during his career in a police interview
I dont know what happend to him, but may his soul RIP! Amen

Mika Myllylä ja 10 kilometrin pronssimitali Trondheimin MM-kisoista 1997.
Mika Myllylä, and 10 kilometers Trondheim bronze medal from the World
Championships in 1997.

Mika Myllylä Davosin alppimaisemissa vuonna 1993.
Mika Myllylä Davos mountain landscape in 1993

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