Posts by: Olya

Fighting against the strom and planet’s best athletes

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Today, on August 24, FIS Roller Ski World Cup’s sprint races took place in Khanty-Mansiysk. The third day of international competition greeted the participants of the most spectacular race with a little rain and a sufficiently strong wind. Athletes had to get through qualification, quarter-finals, semifinals and finals on the way to the podium. In…

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Pursuit. Russian junior women’s podium, Dementiev wins

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The World Cup’s pursuit races were held at the Winter Sports Center. Today, on August 23, the best roller skiers in the world played gotcha with the winners of yesterday’s prologue. Yesterday’s race was just an introduction to the main event – today’s pursuits in classics. There were heroes, intrigue and even deeds of valour.…

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The first training of World Cup leg in Khanty-Mansiysk

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The first official training of the FIS Roller Ski World Cup took place in Khanty-Mansiysk today. Athletes, most of whom arrived in the city with an early morning flight, occupied the tracks of Winter Sports Center, where the first race of the World Cup will take place tomorrow. Some athletes were just about to get…

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Eugeniy Dementiev: Ugra has all the chances to become a leader of roller skiing in Russia and in the whole world

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A press conference with the organizers and participants of the FIS Roller Ski World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk was held on the eve of competition’s start. The executive director of the FIS Roller Ski World Cup leg in Khanty-Mansiysk, director of “UgraMegaSport” Valery Radchenko, chief referee of the competition Vyacheslav Vedenin, vice president of the Ugra…

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The first stage of the FIS Roller ski World Cup is over

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The first stage of the FIS Roller Ski World Cup has ended in Beijing. The program of the competition consisted of two sprint races – 200 meters, 1500 meters and a mass start, the distance of which was 20 km for men and 15 km for women. 127 athletes from 14 countries took part in…

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One step closer to the FIS Roller Ski World Cup

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Tomorrow, July 4, the FIS Roller Ski World Cup begins in Beijing, China. The World Cup traditionally consists of three World Cup stages and the World Championship. Athletes go from Beijing to Madona, Latvia where the owners of the championship’s medals will be defined, then they visit Khanty-Mansisyk and, finally, the end of the competition…

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Time to have fun

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After the end of all races and flower ceremonies the participants of FIS Roller Ski World Cup had a chance to go for an excursion around Khanty-Mansiysk. Athletes visited the Archeopark and climbed all bronze ancient animals, went to Irtysh river embankment, the Cathedral of the resurrection of Christ and Boris Losev’s park. Dancing was…

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Another gold hat-trick for Russia

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The second day of FIS Roller Ski World Cup in Khanty-mansiysk gave athletes a chance to show their skills on a 200m track. The sprint races took place in the city center nearby one of the most beautiful places of Khanty-Mansiysk – Cathedral of the resurrection of Christ. Guests of Khanty-Mansiysk, citizens, young athletes and…

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FIS Roller Ski World Cup is open!

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Today, on August’31, the official opening ceremony of FIS Roller Ski World Cup was held in the theater and concert center “Oktyabr” just a few hours after the first races of the event. Other two races – sprint and mass-start will take place on the city streets during the upcoming weekend. Athletes and officials of the…

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Press-conference with the FIS Roller Ski World Cup officials

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On August’30 a press-conference dedicated to the start of the FIS Roller Ski World Cup 2018 will take place in Khanty-Mansisyk, in the Regional information center “Ugra” at 11.00 (local time). The speakers of the press-conference are: — Acting Director of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of Ugra Sofia Konukh, — Executive director of the third…

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FIS Roller ski World Cup continued in Madona, Latvia

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FIS Roller ski World Cup continued last weekend in Madona, Latvia. The competition programme included three races: sprint 200 m, mass start 15 and 200 km and an interval start 7,5 and 10 km. Traditionally the leg lasted three days, one race per day. There were two uphill races – sprint and mass start. As it was…

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