Rovaniemi Jouko Törmänen and Jokinen, Kari Fish River Erkkilä received on Wednesday, Minister Stefan Wallin, from Pro-Sports Award, which is EUR 20 000.
Ski jumping Olympic gold in 1980 at Lake Placid, won the Törmänen is a sports-After a successful career and is still operating in the Finnish Ski Association and the International Ski Federation elected.
Karijoki-Erkkilä, in turn, was selected as the Athlete of the disabled in 1994 when he won two Paralympics sled skiing gold medals in Lillehammer in 1994, Albertville in 1992 and still in Nagano in 1998.
Others this year's Pro Sports Award recipients are archer Päivi Aaltonen (nee Meriluoto), the combined skier Paavo Korhonen, 5-fighter Wäinö Korhonen, skier, Jorma Kortelainen, pole vaulter Eeles Landström, skier Teuvo Laukkanen, walker, Reima Salonen, biathlete Juhani Suutarinen and hockey goalie Urpo Ylönen .
Read Törmänen and river-Erkkilä mood tomorrow Kaleva.