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One of the most significant events for the Komi Republic is coming soon. On March 11, 2015 in Syktyvkar starts Masters World Cup in ski racing. It will take place on the Raisa Smetanina ski complex. Competitions will be held until March 21.
Ski athletes from more than 20 countries will come over to Syktyvkar to compete for the awards of MWC-2015. It is already known that that the most representative team will be Russian team of ski veterans. 710 athletes will defend the honor of the country in the competition .
This summer were filmed beautiful panorama of Syktyvkar city, including Raisa Smetanina Republican Skiing Complex 360° panorama views from several points. There are also some other panoramic views of Syktyvkar places of interest.
Application forms for participation in Masters World Cup 2015 are now published on the page: Participation entry.
Information about Hotels and pricing is published on page Accommodation (booking).
On January 29, Russian men’s team won first place of Masters World Cup relay in Austrian place Pillerseetal. One of the leg ran skier from the Komi Republic Igor Kuznetsov.
Russian team was second on the 3 leg of the relay with a separation from Austria about 25 seconds, the delegate from Syktyvkar Vitaly Startsev told. But at the final 4-th leg our sportsman managed to win 15 seconds and to bring the gold medal to Russian team.
On January 25, the first ski race of Masters World Cup started in Austrian place Pillerseetal. Competitions will be held until January 31 having 1100 participants from 30 countries.
On January 24, at the competition opening ceremony there was a delegation from Syktyvkar among 1000 guests.
On the 3-th of October a press-conference connected to annual WMA meeting took place. It was devoted to preparations for upcoming year of Syktyvkar Masters World Cup Championships in 2015.
As usual the organizers of a Masters World Cup will be paid a visit to by Presidency and National Directors two years prior the competition. The delegates are inspecting tracks, stadium and all further facilities connected to the Masters World Cup 2015.
Dieter Heckmann, a spokesman for WMA, noted that today record of the World Cup is 1417 participating athletes. But in 2015 it is expected to involve over 1500 athletes, due to the fact that the competition will be held in Russia. This will engage a large number of Russian athletes, and sportsmen of the CIS. Continue reading
The Annual Meeting of WMA (World Masters cross-country ski Assotiation) will take place in Syktyvkar, Capital of Republic of Komi (RUS) from October 2-6, 2013. As usual the organizers of a Masters World Cup will be paid a visit to by Presidency and National Directors two years prior the competition. The delegates are inspecting tracks, stadium and all further facilities connected to the Masters World Cup 2015 in Syktyvkar.