Taisto Miettinen: Finland's New Wife-Carrying Champion

07/10/2012 10:04 am ET | Updated Jul 10, 2012
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Ah, leave it to Finland and their bizarre contests to make you scratch your head in wonder.

This Northern European country, which is home to the Air Guitar World Championship, the Mosquito Swatting Championships and the Swamp Soccer Championships (just to name a few), is also the proud creator of the Wife Carrying World Championships.

Taisto Miettinen, a lawyer, passed this bar exam when he carried his lovely wife Kristiina Haapanen through the course in a little more than a minute.

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