Husqvarna and Jonsered chainsaws triumph in World Logging Championship

Husqvarna Group congratulates World Logging Championship (WLC) gold and silver medallists Andres Olesk from Estonia and Jean Michel Petitqueux from France. The majority of the medallists were equipped with professional chainsaws from Jonsered and Husqvarna.

The WLC’s rules state that contestants must only use one chainsaw for all five disciplines during the championship. The chainsaws are thoroughly inspected by the judges before and during the competition.

The winner of the WLC 2010, Andres Olesk from Estornia secured his gold medal using a Jonsered CS2171. First runner up, Jean Michel Petitqueux accredits his success to a Husqvarna 576XP.

Counting the top three results in the four sawing disciplines (tree felling, bucking by combined cuts, precision bucking, limbing) chainsaws from Husqvarna group outnumbered the competition. Nine of the twelve medals were won by products manufactured by Husqvarna Group. Particularly noticeable was the success in limbing, where Husqvarna products won all medals - gold, silver and bronze.

For more information, please contact Margaretha Finnstedt Möller at +46 70 678 61 58 or margaretha.finnstedtmoller@husqvarna.se
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About Husqvarna
Husqvarna is the world's largest manufacturer of lawn mowers, chainsaws and portable, petrol-powered garden equipment, such as trimmers and leaf blowers. Net turnover for 2009 amounted to SEK 34 billion and the average number of employees was 15,000.

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