Oksana Masters was disqualified on a dramatic opening day of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Canmore, which was largely dominated by neutral para athletes.
Nordic Skiing News
The first event of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup, which has two overall titles to be won, will begin in Canmore, Canada, tomorrow with two further events taking place in Germany and Finland before the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics start on March 8.
Sweden's Helene Ripa, who won gold at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games, has announced her retirement from Nordic skiing and will not attempt to qualify for Pyeongchang 2018.
Ukraine's Oleksandra Kononova and Germany's Anja Wicker each secured World Cup titles today after strong performances in the season-ending Para Nordic Skiing biathlon event in Sapporo.
Austria’s Carina Edlinger rounded off a sensational cross-country skiing season today, winning the women’s visually impaired World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup title with victory in the short-distance classic in Japanese city Sapporo.
Ukraine’s multiple world and Paralympic champion Oleksandra Kononova secured her place as the dominant women’s cross-country skier this season, claiming the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup crown with her latest race victory in Sapporo in Japan today.
Yoshihiro Nitta claimed a first World Cup victory in nearly five years on the final day of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Pyeongchang today.
France’s Benjamin Daviet claimed a fifth biathlon win of the season today in the men's individual standing class at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup here.
Canada’s Collin Cameron and Belarus' Sviatlana Sakhanenka claimed their first victories on the Para Nordic Skiing World Cup circuit today here as a Ukrainian married couple also each triumphed.
American skiers claimed two long distance cross-country wins on the second day of the Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Pyeongchang in South Korea.
German Para Nordic skiers continued their superb biathlon form to produce a trio of winners on the opening day of the Pyeongchang 2018 Test Event and World Cup at the Alpensia Resort.
Maksym Yarovyi and Oksana Masters completed individual golden quartet of wins as they topped podiums again at the World Para Nordic Skiing Championships in Finsterau today.
Liudmyla Liashenko beat defending champion Oleksandra Kononova as she led home a Ukrainian clean sweep in the women's standing biathlon event at the World Para Nordic Skiing Championships in Finsterau, Germany.