The All-Russian Winter Spartakiad will be the main start of skiers in the upcoming season
The national cross-country skiing team in full force will take part in the All-Russian Winter Olympics, this will be the main start of the season, the president of the Russian Ski Racing Federation (FLGR) told RIA NovostiElena Vyalbe.
The Spartakiad will be held from 9 to 18 February 2024. 108 sets of awards in 16 disciplines will be played. The competition will be held according to the program of the 2026 Olympic Games.
“The whole team will take part in the Spartakiad, this season is the main start!” – saidProbably.
The strongest athletes of Russia will definitely show outstanding results at the All-Russian Winter Spartakiad, the head coach of the Russian national skiing team told RIA NovostiYuri Borodavko.
“These are competitions of a very high rank. In terms of significance, they are very important not only for athletes, but also for governors, because athletes will represent their regions. This is a return to previous competitions, in the USSR these were very important competitions, they were put on the same level as at least national championship. We have a lot of strong athletes who can show an outstanding result, we will look up to ourselves and try to be on top, “saidWart.
“I am sure that the tournament will be held at a high level. Remember how the competitions were held this year, what wonderful tournaments were all over Russia. The Champions Heights in Malinovka, the Russian Championship in Tyumen, the Russian Cup final in Kirovsk were excellent. our sponsors have good opportunities, all the organizers understand the significance of these starts and will do everything to make them go well,” the agency’s interlocutor added.
The Spartakiad competitions will be hosted by the Krasnodar Territory, Chelyabinsk, Sverdlovsk, Tyumen Regions and the Krasnoyarsk Territory.