the world Cup Stage in Finnish Kontiolahti, which will be held March 12-15, will be the final season. The Finns decided to only competitions without spectators.
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the Final stage of the biathlon world Cup, which was held in a suburb of the Norwegian capital Oslo on 20-22 March, cancelled due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus.
As the press service of the International biathlon Union (IBU), the decision on cancellation of the competition within the quarantine measures adopted by the municipality of Oslo.
So, the world Cup stage in Finnish Kontiolahti, which will be held March 12-15, will be the final season. The Finns decided to only competitions without spectators.
Welcome to #KON20! It’s been two years since we raced in Finland and we are happy to be back in these beautiful surroundings. Watch the men’s sprint is live with us at 15.30 CET on https://t.co/MSJYx30KUx pic.twitter.com/nxCCQl3g9q
— IBU World Cup (@IBU_WC) March 12, 2020
“According to the instructions of the government of Finland, the men’s sprint on Thursday will be held in front of empty stands. We apologize to partners, supporters and other stakeholders”, – said the press service of the stage.
In Norway were more than 620 cases of infection with the novel coronavirus, outbreak of which on Thursday was recognized by theIRNA health organization (who) pandemic.