Haywood LIVE Report: World Cup returns with Moscow city sprint

    January 31, 2012

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    A very busy week and weekend on the domestic and international ski circuit, as the World Cup makes stops in Russia and the Haywood Eastern Canadian championships take place in Cantley, Quebec. OPA race action also takes place for Canadians in Switzerland.

    The Para Nordic World Cup continues it's first ever visit to the USA with races in Minneapolis.

    1) Jan. 26-Feb. 2nd 2012 IPC World Cup, Minneapolis, USA.

    Follow the Canadian para-nordic team in their quest for more medals in what has been a successful event to date.
    Race website

    Results and Schedule

    2) Feb 2 World Cup, Moscow, Russia.
        Feb 4,5 World Cup, Rybinsk, Russia


    Thursday there are individual skating sprints on the agenda, in downtown Moscow. Canada are expected to have 3 men and 3 women competing and looking for more medals in this city sprint. The Canadian team in Moscow is expected to be Devon Kershaw, Alex Harvey, Lenny Valjas, Dasha Gaiazova, Chandra Crawford and Perianne Jones. For the Rybinsk races, Devon and Alex will be joined by Ivan Babikov as the `sprinters`return to central Europe to prepare for the next races in Nova Mesto.

    Race Schedules:  Note there is on occasion some changes to race starts from original schedules, and TV programing may not be synchronized with the complete race. Check the organizer's website to verify timing.

    CET= Central European Time
    LOC= Local Organization Comittee Time

    Event date

     

    Event

     

    Nation

       

    CET Time

    LOC time

     

    Date

    Place

     

    Cat.

    Disc.

    Gend.

       

    4.-5.2.2012

     

    FIS World Cup

     

    RUS

               
     

    04.02.2012

    Rybinsk

     

    WC

    15k

    M

    11:15

     

    14:15

     
     

    04.02.2012

    Rybinsk

     

    WC

    10k

    L

    12:45

     

    15:45

     
     

    05.02.2012

    Rybinsk

     

    WC

    Skt

    M

    09:30

     

    12:30

     
     

    05.02.2012

    Rybinsk

     

    WC

    Skt

    L

    12:45

     

    15:45

     


    The races can generally be watched on the following website http://www.sportlemon.tv/ . Eurosport UK are generally providing live coverage in English (schedule) which can often be streamed through the sportlemon.tv website. Note television doesn't necessarily cover the complete race live. FIS typically also provide live updates on Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/xcwclive and Live timing

    Race Websites:  Moscow  Rybinsk
    FIS Cross Country Website Results, Press Releases, Video
    The FIS video highlights can also be viewed on the middle right of the CCC home page.

    Follow the Haywood RACE Reports as the action gets underway, and the official press release on the CCC website.

    3) Feb, 3-5 Haywood NorAms/Eastern Canadian Championships, Cantley, Quebec.
    Friday race action gets underway with the Teck sprints.  The event is set up as a mini tour with interval start free technique races on Saturday and pursuit start races on Sunday.
    More info
    Race website
    Results and start lists available on zone4.ca

    4) Feb 3-5 OPA cup race Campra, Switzerland
    The development tour in Europe starts off with a 3 race weekend in Campra, Switzerland, part of the OPA series (Middle Europe's Continental Cup circuit). Friday's races are classic sprints, with Saturday a 10k classic for men and women and Sunday 10 and 15k free, pursuit start races.
    Race info


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