The stage of the World Cup in downhill skating will be held in St. Petersburg

The stage of the World Cup in downhill skiing will be held in St. Petersburg for the second time. In recent years, this young winter sport has been developing dynamically around the world and in the near future may enter the main program of the Olympic Games.

This year, specially for the World Cup stage, a new, more complex ice track with five sharp turns, jumps and ste19-u22 and u-turn elements was built at the Igora resort. Its length will be 340 meters, and the height difference - 35 meters.

The stage of the World Cup in downhill skating will be held in St. Petersburg

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The sports weekend will open on January 25 in the junior competition among girls and boys aged 16 to 21, and then team races for the challenge cup with the participation of the best national teams will be held.

The main finals for men and women will begin on January 26 at 18:00. All day, the resort will host various master classes and work trails for skiing and tubing, a curling ground and an ice arena for ice skating.

Free admission.

Additional information about the resort "Igora" - on official site .

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