We are publishing the collection of photo and video from MWC 2015 past in Syktyvkar:
Last starts of Masters World Cup and closing ceremony
On the morning of the seventh day on the ski stadium CMM was lively – athletes preparing for the final race in this Cup, and therefore the last opportunity to win medals.
Depending on the age category of the participants overcame 15 to 45 km classic course, considered the most difficult in skiing.
The newly among women compete with Russia was Italy, Kazakhstan, Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Among men, more skiers from Russia were athletes from Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Norway and Canada.
Today’s race can be called the most internationally for all seven days of the World Cup cross-country skiing masters in Syktyvkar: athletes of all seventeen countries started today in the marathon. According to fans and volunteers on the track was a close contest for prizes.
In the evening at the Center of martial arts took place the closing ceremony of the World Cup Masters XXXV, where the flag was handed over to the Association of skiing Masters. Syktyvkar mayor Ivan Pozdeev handed over the flag of competitions delegation from Finland, where will be a new MWC event in the next year start.
Free style marathon has completed
Relay race finished
MWC fourth day was held at Lyampiada in Bolshelug
On March 17 in Kortkerossky area passed competition “Lyampiada” in the Komi national sport – ski race on hunting skis and Lampe. Some participants of Masters World Cup of x-ski racing took an active part as a fans in this fascinating sports festival.
The guests were greeted by local Bolshelug citizens in Komi language with all the traditions of the Komi people: with fir twigs, wishing health and strength. Also, they were giving a try of Komi “chewing gum” – dried carrot. German and US athletes where particularly pleased with it. Continue reading
The most mass day completed
Opening ceremony video
Second competition day
More than 340 athletes from Russia, Austria, Germany, Estonia, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Italy, Denmark, Spain, Kazakhstan, the USA, Belarus and Finland came out today to start at various distances classical course in their age groups.
Tomorrow competition day is divided into two parts: in the morning (10.00) skiers overcome a distance of 5 km and 10 km classic starts at 14.00 assigned freestyle.
Recalling that in the framework of the World Cup by the Agency for Physical Culture and Sport announced a competition on the social network «VK» https://vk.com/kmm2015.
Russian skiers have won the most medals on the first MWC day
March 14, the first start of the World Cup Masters in Syktyvkar. Most medals won by representatives of the Russian national team, but in a number of races wins went to foreign athletes.
Women competed at distances of 10 km and 15 km freestyle. Men ran 15 km and 30 km freestyle.
Place on the podium as follows:
Today, March 14, Syktyvkar started the World Cup cross-country skiing masters. More than 700 athletes participated in 10, 15 and 30-kilometer races.