Hammer throwers land in Creswell

JOEY BLUM / CHRONICLE PHOTO- Thoumas Seppänen shows Creswell how to Throw the Hammer. Want to learn more? Joey Blum breaks down the Finnish team make up online at

Perhaps no athletic event embodies the slogan, Citius, Altius, Fortius, "Swifter, Higher, Stronger" than does the Hammer Throw. 

Fresh off a long flight from Finland to Portland, followed by a two-hour bus ride, Finland’s athletes to the World Championship Games at Hayward Field began arriving in Creswell on July 5 for the World Games. 

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