|Hoff-senseis Opening Ceremony|
|The first tachi||Judges Hoff (6.dan Renshi) and
|The Champs (from left)
Antto Varilo 3.rd
Antti-Jussi Voutilainen 1.st
Ritva-Liisa Malmi 2.nd
|16 kyudokas participated in the 13.th Finnish
Championships 8.th of December 2001 in Porvoo.
They were split into 4 Tachis 5+5+3+3. After 2 x 2 arrows in the stylecompetition Antti-Jussi was
number 1. The 10 best then entered the final, where they shot 5 x 2 arrows. Antti-Jussi was again
best with 7 hits.
Then there were 4 guys with 6 hits. In the first tie-shooting (2 arrows)Ritva-Liisa hit
with the 1.st arrow, Antto, Henry Bäckman and Tapani Lehto hit with the second arrow. So Ritva-Liisa got the silver.
The 3 guys had to do another 2 arrows. There Antto hit with the 1.st arrow and the others
did not hit at all. So Antto got the bronze!