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Say What?!: International Wife-Carrying Championship Held in Finland

Thursday, July 11, 2019 @ 12:07 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

Lithuanian-couple-wins-international-wife-carrying-championshipSONKAJARVI, Finland – A Lithuanian couple took the top honors in the recent wife-carrying championships held in Finland.

The annual event is inspired by a Finnish folk legend involving the kidnapping of women by pillagers and doesn’t actually require that team members be married, just that the “passenger” weighs at least 108 pounds.

Read the full story here.


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