The world Cup of ski racing has decided to finish early because of the coronavirus

world Cup ski racing has decided to finish early because of the coronavirus the world Cup ski racing has decided to finish early because of the coronavirus
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the world Cup ski races in Quebec, which was to be held on 14 and 15 March, cancelled due to the situation with coronavirus, reported on the website of the International ski Federation (FIS).

In Canada the virus was detected more than 100 people, one infected has died.

the Stage in Quebec city was the last remaining in the current season, as was previously cancelled stages in Minneapolis (USA) and Canmore (Canada). Thus, the international ski season ended prematurely.

Due to the continued outbreak and spread of the Novel Coronavirus and newly announced travel restrictions, the upcoming Coop FIS Cross Country World Cup competitions on 14th-15th March 2020 in Quebec (CAN) have been cancelled.
Standings & recaps to follow pic.twitter.com/52fxc64z4o

— FIS Cross-Country (@FISCrossCountry) March 13, 2020

In the men’s overall world Cup winner for the first time in history was a Russian – Alexander Bolshunov, with a score of 2221 points. Second place in the overall standings was taken by the Norwegian Johannes Clabo (1726), the third – his compatriot Paul Golberg (1311). On the eighth position also includes Russian Sergey Ustyugov (908).

women Have excelled Norwegian skier Therese Johaug (2508), the second was her compatriot Heidi Weng (1697). Rossiyanka Natalia Nepryaeva (1356) took third place. Last season she finished the season on the second line.