#4 Factful Friday | Mobile phone throwing sport ??


Hello excellent people ! Welcome to our fact based series “Factful Friday”. In the last article we surprised you with the facts of water computers. This time also, we assure you that you will be amazed. All of us like one sport or other. Some of us like cricket while some love tennis. It completely depend on you. But today we are going to tell you about a sport which you will definitely not like. So let’s begin #4 Factful Friday.

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As we mentioned earlier, everyone love one sport or another. But will you believe us if we tell you that there exist a sport in which you have to throw your mobile phone ! Yes, you read absolutely right. Now share your reaction using options given below. In Finland, “Mobile Phone Throwing” is an official sport. You must be wondering who will want to throw his/her mobile phone but its true. Let’s have a look at its history.

History of Sport

Mobile Phone Throwing became a hit when first arranged in year 2000 in Savonlinna, Finland. Organizer was a translation and interpretation company Fennolingua. Its multi-national personnel and many athletics threw away their frustrations along with the mobile phones. Local recycling centers were a partner and they collected all the toxic waste.

TheMobile Phone Throwing World Championships has been arranged every year since the year 2000 in Savonlinna in late August. All the international interest on the Championships has now led to official national championships all over Europe. The First national championships were organized in Trondheim, Norway in June 2004. The first prize was a trip to the World Championships to Savonlinna, Finland. In February 2005 there was the first winter championships in Stoos, Switzerland. The winners from both Original and Freestyle categories won trips to the World Championships to Savonlinna. The first German championships were arranged in June 2005 in Northern Germany. People could also buy a new mobile phone at the Championships. The winner gets a new mobile phone. Throwers and international media were immediately very interested and every year the Championships gathered a wide range of nationalities to Savonlinna to throw the cell phones.

So this was how all started and this world witnessed a unique mobile phone throwing sport. If you want more information on this you can google it.

So that was the fact guys. Share your views in the comment section below. And remember you are excellent because you choose tecxllent. This is Rahul Ranjan, signing off !


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