Cross-Country Skiing is the oldest type of skiing. It emerged from a need to travel over snow-covered terrain, often called as marathon of skiing. Skiers propel themselves either by striding forward (classic style) or side-to-side in a skating motion. (skating style) There are free, classic, sprint and relay event in general.
Description of the Events
Girl’s and Boy’s Classic 2x1.75Km
-Athlete use classic techique skiing for whole course.
Girl’s 0.8km and Boy’s 1km sprint
-Each athlete start with 15 seconds interval, top 30 get into semi-final.
Relay Mixed team (free technique) 4x1.75km(Each team ideally consists of 2 boys and 2 girls from different delegations. There is at least one female competitor in each team.)
– Each city may enter a maximum of 2 boys and 2 girls. The teams will be mixed by gender and cities and will be chosen by a random algorithm.