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Åland has about 60 sports societies. The societies are very active and cover a wide range of winter and summer sports. Youth activities are well developed, and the various societies also devote a lot of energy to drug prevention.

Åland does not perform as a separate nation in international competitions, but many local sportsmen have represented Finland either individually or in the national team. Many Ålanders have also achieved considerable international success, notably in athletics, football, floorball, sailing, weight-lifting and shooting.

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