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Ski Region Mid Scandinavia is joined together by three cities into one area stretching from coast to coast over two countries. Separated by the largest mountain range in the Nordic countries, the region offers unique sports tourism all year round. This is where world champions are raised.
Ski Region Mid Scandinavia is a cross-border collaboration that aims to develop a world-class ski region into something even better. The area’s strong skiing tradition will be developed to the benefit of sports tourism, trade and industry and a healthy lifestyle.
Ski Region stretches from Sundsvall over Östersund all the way to Trondheim.
International Ski Federation (FIS) provides now ski stadium all necessary certificates to obtain an official World status. Last time Östersund hosted the World Cup was in 2015.
Both Östersund and Trondheim were prepared to take over the final of the world cup. The International Skiing Federation, FIS, decided to give the competitions to Quebec.
In the classic final stage, where Tour de Ski is decided in the challenging climb up Alpe Cermis, Stina Nilsson completed the race of her life to take bronze overall.
The Guardian newspaper in the UK has drawn up a list of the ten cities it considers worth a visit this winter. Östersund is on that list and the mountain resort of Åre is also given a passing mention.
Mid-Scandinavian Tour will take place in February 2020. A skiing competition held in stages between Östersund and Trondheim. The competition will be the highlight of the 2020 season and is part of the world cup.
The 2017 World Ski Championships in the Nordic skiing disciplines will be held in the classic venue of Lahti in Finland. This year Finland celebrates its first centenary as a nation and promises celebrations worthy of the occasion. Here is the preliminary programme for the cross-country events.
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