Ukraine and the United States each recorded two victories as biathlon races took centre stage at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Östersund today.
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Sweden's Zebastian Modin won his second gold medal of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Östersund in front of a home crowd.
Zebastian Modin of Sweden won the visually impaired middle cross country event in front of a home crowd at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Östersund.
Östersund offers final chance for Nordic skiers to compete before World Para Nordic Skiing Championships
Nordic skiers will have their final chance to compete before the World Para Nordic Skiing Championships at the World Cup event this weekend in Östersund.
Paralympic champion Oksana Masters won two national titles at the 2019 US Paralympics Nordic Nationals in Vermont.
A new Para-skiing event debuted today at the Vuokatti Nordic World Cup in Finland, with Benjamin Daviet taking the first gold in biathlon class start.
Oleksandra Kononova secured her second biathlon gold at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti.
Norway’s 17-year-old Vilda Nilsen earned her third cross-country gold medal in three races at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti in Finland on a day of sprint events.
Ukraine celebrated double gold on the first day of biathlon competition at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti in Finland.
Canada’s Brian McKeever maintained his unbeaten run in the vision impaired cross-country short race on the second day of competition at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti in Finland.
Norway had a golden double on the opening day of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti in Finland as Birgit Skarstein and Vilde Nilsen both earned victories on a day of middle-distance cross-country racing.
The Para Nordic skiing season will get underway tomorrow with a World Cup event in the Finnish resort of Vuokatti.
Retail company Canadian Tire has been named as the official partner of the 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships which will take place in the Canadian city of Prince George in February.
A competition for Nordic skiers with intellectual impairments will be held in collaboration with World Para Nordic Skiing and the International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) in December.
Paralympic cross-country skier Birgit Skarstein has helped share her expertise with Chinese athletes preparing for their home Games at Beijing 2022.