16-19 september 2021

ROLLER SKI, A WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FOR 15 NATIONS

29 RUSSIANS, 24 ITALIANS AND THE REST OF THE WORLD

News data:10.09.2021

 

The international event is coming to Val di Fiemme (Trentino, ITALY)
From 16th to 19th September the World Championship, also the final round for the World Cup
Top cross-country and roller skiers, above all Bolshunov
Competitions in Passo Lavazè, Ziano di Fiemme and Alpe Cermis


15 nations, 150 athletes: the Roller Ski World Championship, although some absences due to Covid, promises great show and emotions in Val di Fiemme (Trentino, ITALY) from 16th to 19th September. The official program: “Interval Start” on 16th September at Passo Lavazè along the new permanent track, “Sprint” on Friday evening and “Team Sprint” on Saturday in Ziano di Fiemme, all three in freestyle technique. On Sunday 19th, the awaited Mass Start Final Climb (classic technique) takes place from Ziano until the intermediate station of Alpe Cermis, as for Tour de Ski in winter. An “Open” competition is also scheduled on Sunday.
Registrations are now closed and many great skiing champions officially confirmed to have signed up to take over the summer season too.
FISI announced the 24 athletes of the Italian National team, among them Matteo Tanel, Emanuele and Francesco Becchis, Laura Mortagna and Elisa Sordello. The Russian team is well equipped too, with 29 athletes: among them Bolshunov, Chervotkin and Spitsov and the formidable Neprayeva. Coming from the cross-country skiing world, there are among others, the Slovenian Anamarija Lampic, Sprint winner at Tour de Ski 2020 in Val di Fiemme, and the Swedish Linn Sömskar, on the podium of the World Cup Team Sprint.
These competitions also assign the last points for the Roller Ski World Cup, therefore World Cup ranking leaders are present: Raimo Vigants (LAT) and Sandra Schuetzova (CZE) among senior, and other two Latvian, Lauris Kaparkalejs and Samanta Krampe among junior.
The Open competition on Sunday 19th gets every day more attractive and registrations are open until Friday 17th. This race is open to amateurs and takes place along the same 15 km-track from Ziano to Cermis. It is the perfect occasion for Master to live a “world” feeling too.

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