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FIS Rollerski World Championships 2017 Ready to Roll in Sollefteå, Sweden

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August 03, 2017 (Sollefteå, SWE) – August 2nd marked the official opening ceremony to the start of the FIS Rollerski World Championships in Sollefteå (SWE). More than 120 athletes from 13 nations have registered to participate including for the first time, Thailand and Canada who have entered teams.

FIS Rollerski World Championships 2017 [P] Flavio Becchis
The entry list features top names including Linn Soemskar and Robin Norum (both SWE), Ludvig Soegnen Jensen (NOR), as well as Emanuelle Becchis and the Bolzan sisters, Anna and Lisa (all ITA).

FIS Rollerski World Championships 2017 [P]

The Sollefteå municipality has made large investments with an upgraded rollerski track, where the majority of competitions will take place and also built a brand new course for the sprint race in the city centre.

The competition programme features distance, sprint and relay events as follows:

August 3rd – Individual competition 15-30 km free
August 4th – Knockout sprint free
August 5th – Mass start classic
August 6th – Team sprint free

Visit for further information and follow live timing on the FIS App.

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