1995 in Alnwick, she was European champion in cross-country running, more medals at European Cross Country Championships followed in 1996 in Charleroi ( Bronze) and 1998 in Ferrara (silver). At the World Cross Country Championships, she won the junior race in 1995 in Durham gold and silver in 1996 in Stellenbosch. 1999 in Belfast, she won at the World Cross Country Championships bronze.
On the train she was in the 10,000 m at the World Athletics Championships 1995 in Gothenburg Ninth, at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta Twelfth and came at the 1997 World Championships in Athens on the 15th Place. Over 5000 m, it was at the European Athletics Championships 1998 in Budapest Fifth and retired at the 1999 World Championships in Seville in the flow.
From the late 1990s, she focused on the road race, but was again forced by injuries to longer breaks. In 1996 she won the Giro Media Blenio, and in 1998 she was at the World Half Marathon Championships in 1998 in Uster Fifth. In 2000, she took a ninth place at the Lisbon Half Marathon and a 14th place in the Boston Marathon.
Then she got married and had in July 2004 the first of two children. Since then, she is a housewife and mother, but shall as far as possible at the Kaleva games, the Finnish Championships, in part, she in 5000 - continues to dominate and 10,000 -meter run.