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Finland's Tomi Rantamaeki, seen here delivering a stone with curling teammate Oona Kauste of Finland, is the oldest rookie at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images hide caption

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Candles and flowers left at the makeshift memorial for the victims of Friday's stabbings at the Turku Market Square, Finland. Vesa Moilanen /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The sporting options in Finland are everywhere. Here, two people take advantage of the ice on Lake Hiidenvesi to get some exercise. Sami Uskela/Flickr hide caption

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How Finns Make Sports Part Of Everyday Life

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Helicopter belonging to the Netherlands participates in NATO's Dynamic Mongoose anti-submarine exercise in the North Sea, off the coast of Norway, on May 4, 2015. MARIT HOMMEDAL/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists who work for nuclear waste disposal projects in Finland, Canada and Sweden study an ice sheet in western Greenland. Courtesy of Vincent F. Ialenti hide caption

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Courtesy of Vincent F. Ialenti