You are perusing an article from the archives. Lately, we have gone through major updates. Therefore, it is possible that you will experience minor quirks in layout when reading older articles. To provide you an improved reading experience, we have started to clean our pearls from the past. Just keep reading.
President Sauli Niinistö’s hip surgery has apparently gone well.
On Wednesday, he was tweeting from the recovery room.
“In the recovery room: the skiers’ hips are moving so naturally. That’s what we are going after,” Niinistö tweeted while watching the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships
President Niinistö’s, 70, hip surgery was well planned beforehand, and the operation is quite common. According to the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), last year about 11,000 joints were replaced.
A few hours later Niinistö tweeted:
“It’s unnecessary to eat medicine—after a couple of tablets I have lost every chess game to the pad.”