Patria will continue its cooperation with the Finnish Biathlon Association in the 2015–16 season.

Ahti Toivanen during competition at IBU World Championships Biathlon 2015.

This makes Patria one of the main partners of the men’s and women’s national biathlon teams. The teams’ ski suits and rifles will carry Patria’s logo. The main event of the season will be the Biathlon World Championships in Oslo.

“Finnish biathlonists work extremely hard for their success. We believe in them, and that is why we want to continue this sponsorship. Moreover, biathlon fits in well with Patria’s industrial background and our company’s stakeholders," says Birgit­ta Selonen, Patria’s Vice President, Corporate Communications.

“It is great that Patria continues to support Finnish biathlonists and contribute to the national team’s fight for international podium places. Patria has a reputation as a reliable partner for the defence, security and aviation sectors, which also makes the company a natural partner for us," explains Olli Nepponen, Chairman of the Finnish Biathlon Association.