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  • 2 weeks ago

    Visma Ski Classics season X final results

    Visma Ski Classics season X (2019/2020) got an abrupt end due to the COVID-19 virus when the last three races, Birkenbeinerrennet, Reistadløpet, and Ylläs-Levi, were cancelled. Although, nine out of twelve events were successfully executed in an exciting and surprising season. Several young male and female skiers made themselves a name within long distance skiing this winter and the legends in Visma Ski Classics (skiers with at least five victories) continues to show how incredible strong they are. Here are the final results in Visma Ski Classics competitions season X.

  • 2 weeks ago

    About the coronavirus and upcoming events

    Many sporting events are being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus. So far this has not been a relevant step for us to take. We hope to be able to complete both Vasaloppet's Summer Week 2020 and Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2021 as planned. Read more.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Summary of Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2020 – registration for 2021 opens on Sunday, March 15

    At 09:00 on Sunday, March 15 Vasaloppet opens registration for the ski races in Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2021, which will be held between February 26 and March 7. Here we look back and summarise statistics and other interesting facts from the newly completed Winter Week 2020. How many started? How many viewed the Swedish Television broadcasts? And which celebrities reached the finish line?

  • 4 weeks ago

    Petter Eliassen and Lina Korsgren won Vasaloppet 2020

    In heavy snowfall and tough conditions Petter Eliassen, Team Ragde Eiedom, and Lina Korsgren, Team Ramudden, won the 90 km long Vasaloppet. Eliassen passed Stian Hoelgaard, Team Koteng, in the last few meters winning Vasaloppet for the second time with a winning margin of one second. The winning time was 4.25,14. Lina Korsgren skied to a big victory in the women's class winning in 4.41,02 and 57th place in total of the race. Korsgren was more than six minutes ahead of Britta Johansson Norgren, Lager 157 Ski Team. Watch all the participants crossing the finish line!

  • 1 month ago

    Facts, statistics, news and trivia for the 96th Vasaloppet

    On Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 08:00 millions of TV viewers will sit down to follow the start in Sälen of the 96th Vasaloppet. Vasaloppet is fully booked, which means 15,800 registered participants. In total over 58,000 participants have registered for the races in Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2020. Here are this year's conditions leading up to the world's biggest cross-country ski race.

  • 1 month ago

    Many international participants in Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2020

    On Tuesday (2020-02-18), at midnight, online registration closes for Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2020. After that you can register on location, right up until the start. Here Vasaloppet will present some interesting statistics from the current registration numbers for Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2020.

  • 2 months ago

    Snow report from the Vasaloppet Arena – work is going according to plan

    With one week to go until Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2020, snow distribution is continuing in the Vasaloppet Arena to prepare for the arrival of, so far, almost 56,000 registered participants. "Our work is going according to plan. For the weekend of February 15–16 we plan to have snow on the course from Sälen to Mora," says Tommy Höglund, Vasaloppet's Sport Manager.

  • 2 months ago

    Welcome to Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2020

    We're coming up on a Vasaloppet anniversary: The 2020/2021 winter marks 500 years since Gustav Vasa was chased through Dalarna and 2022 marks 100 years since Vasaloppet was held for the first time (arranged in the aftermath of the 400-year celebration of Gustav's liberation of Sweden). But first comes Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2020 and the 96th Vasaloppet on March 1.

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