Saturday, September 01, 2007

Di Centa World Champion in summer and winter !

Di Centa first with the Alfio Di Gregorio (third) and Sergio Bonaldi (second on the right)


All the results

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Ready, set, go: Roller Skiing Worlds in Oroslavje (CRO)

Ready, set, go: Roller Skiing Worlds in Oroslavje (CRO)

Everything is ready to go for the FIS Roller Skiing World Championships in Oroslavje (CRO) set for 30th August – 2nd September. More than 150 competitors from 17 countries on three continents have been registered. The competition schedule includes four races in the junior male and female, and senior male and female categories each: prologue, sprint, pursuit and relay.

The favorites at the start include, on the men’s side, Igor Glushkov (RUS), the defending sprint world champion and current FIS World Cup leader, and Alfio di Gregorio (ITA), the 2006 FIS World Cup overall winner. The defending 2005 world champion in the pursuit, Vitaly Martsyv (RUS), will also compete, as will the double Olympic champion from Torino 2006, Giorgio Di Centa (ITA). On the ladies’ side, Mateja Bogatec (ITA) and Elena Vedeneeva (RUS) will defend their sprint respectively pursuit titles. One of their biggest challengers is Maria Magnusson of Sweden, the current leader in the FIS Roller Skiing World Cup.

The first race, the 5.8km uphill prologue, will be staged in Bistra on Thursday 30th August. The sprints are scheduled on Friday and Croatian Television will broadcast live. On Friday evening, Stjepan Mesic, President of the Republic of Croatia, will attend the official opening ceremony, along with Dragan Primorac, Minister of Education, Science and Sport and Bozo Biskupic, Minister of Culture and Zlatko Matesa, President of the Croatian Olympic Committee, at the main town square in Oroslavje. The pursuit races will be carried out in Stubicke Toplice. For more information, please click here.

Thursday, February 01, 2007

Calendar FIS World Cup Roller-ski 2007

Date Day Site Nation Ladies Men

Period I

22.06 Fri Frosinone / Rome ITA Sprint F Sprint F
23.06 Sat Piglio / Rome ITA Up hill F Up hill F

07.07 Sat Villard de Lans FRA Sprint F Sprint F
08.07. Sun Villard de Lans FRA 25 km F 30 F

14.07 Sat Leipzig / Markkleeberg GER Prologue Prologue
14.07 Sat Leipzig / Markkleeberg GER Sprint Sprint
15.07 Sun Leipzig / Markkleeberg GER Pursuit Pursuit

Period II

10.08. Fri Moscow RUS Prologue / Sprint Prologue / Sprint
11.08. Sat Moscow RUS 20 km F 30 km F
12.08. Sun Moscow RUS TS 2x5 km F TS 2x10 km F

FIS Rollerski World Ski Championships

29.08. Wed Oroslavje CRO Opening Opening
30.08. Thu Bistra - Oroslavje CRO Prolog 5 km C Prolog 5 km C
31.08. Fri Oroslavje CRO Sprint F Sprint F
01.09. Sat St. Toplice – Sljeme Oroslavje CRO Pursuit 11,5 km F Pursuit 11,5 km F
02.09. Sun Oroslavje CRO 3 x 10 km F 3 x 15 km C

Period III

15.09. Sat Samsun TUR Sprint F Sprint F
16.09 Sun Samsun TUR 14 km F 25 km F