1. Manni won four gold medals at the 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships – in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m T34.
2. The Finn is also a talented para-canoeist, winning world bronze in Poland in 2010.
3. Manni is an internet whiz and together with national teammate Aleksi Kirjonen has a website (Team Finnish Power) which includes videos of themselves performing stunts and tricks with their wheelchairs.
4. Manni is ranked in the top five in the world in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,500m and 5,000m T34.
5. Manni lines up in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m T34 in Doha – and will face his 19-year-old brother Tuomas in each event.
The IPC Athletics World Championships will take place in Doha, Qatar, between 21-31 October, attracting 1,300 athletes from 100 countries.
To buy tickets, please head to this website.