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Competition schedule at BMW IBU World Cup 7 affected by frosts

Sport 07.02.2019 | 11:41
Photo courtesy of IBU
Photo courtesy of IBU

MINSK, 7 February (BelTA) - The competition schedule for this week's BMW IBU World Cup 7 in Canmore, Canada has been revised due to the cold weather, BelTA has learned.

The cold weather (-25єC) has affected the leading skiers' training. The IBU has changed both the competitions formats and the start times. The men's 20K individual and women's 15K individual have been changed to the new-format short individual men's 15K and women's short-format 12.5K individual. The penalty will make up 45 seconds.

Belarus will field Raman Yaliotnau (44th starting number), Maksim Varabei (70), Viktar Kryuko (83), Darya Yurkevich (51), Anna Sola (63), Inna Kostyuchenko (85) for individual races.

Canmore World Cup schedule:

7-8 February

22.20 - Short Individual. Men

00.55 - Short Individual. Women

8-9 February

22.30 - Relay. Men

00.45 - Relay. Women

9-10 February

21.00 - Sprint. Men

00.00 - Sprint. Women

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