The Russian team will be the most representative on MWC 2015

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 .

Skier from Komi won Masters World Cup 2014 gold medal in relay

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.

Skier from Komi won Masters World Cup 2014 gold medal in relay

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.

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The annual WMA meeting and inspecting of Syktyvkar facilities

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.

World Masters Assotiation meeteng press-conference

World Masters Association meeting press-conference. From left to right: interpreter, Vitaly Kurochkin, Dieter Heckmann, Nikolay Gordeev, Ivan Pozdeev.

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 will take place in Syktyvkar

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.