|Name Matti Heikkinen|
Spouse Suvi Heikkinen
Weight 61 kg
|Height 1.74 m|
Role Cross-country skier
Siblings Sami Heikkinen
|Similar People Sami Jauhojarvi, Ville Nousiainen, Iivo Niskanen|
Vm men s 15 km holmenkollen 2011 matti heikkinen interview
Matti Heikkinen (born 19 December 1983 in Kajaani) is a Finnish cross country skier and World Champion who has competed since 2002.
Heikkinen won his first World Championship at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 in Holmenkollen 2011. Winning 15 km, he is the first Finnish men's World Champion for over a decade. He also won two bronze medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec, earning them in the 15 km and 4 x 10 km events.
In December 2009, Heikkinen took his first World Cup victory on the 15-kilometre freestyle event in Davos.
Heikkinen finished fifth in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Matti Heikkinen lives in Jyväskylä and studies in the University of Jyväskylä School of Business.