FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019

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FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019
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Host city Seefeld in Tirol, Tyrol
Country Austria
Events22
Opening ceremony 20 February 2019 (2019-02-20)
Closing ceremony3 March 2019 (2019-03-03)
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The 41st FIS Nordic World Ski Championships were held from 20 February to 3 March 2019 in Seefeld in Tirol, Tyrol, Austria. It was the second time Seefeld in Tirol hosted the world championships, the event having been hosted there previously in 1985.

Contents

Host selection

Championships was awarded to Seefeld in Tirol in Tyrol in Austria during the FIS Congress from 1–6 June 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. [1] [2]

Finalist applicants were Seefeld in Tirol (Austria), Oberstdorf (Germany), Planica (Slovenia) and Almaty (Kazakhstan). [3] Oberstdorf had already applied for 2013, 2015 and 2017, Planica for 2017. Seefeld submitted its candidacy shortly before the deadline.

The Austrian winter sports resort had hosted the Championships in 1985, [4] the German resort of Oberstdorf in 1987 and 2005.

Detailed application concepts were to be submitted by 1 September 2013. [5]

CityCountryPrevious championships hostedRecent bids
Seefeld in Tirol Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1985
Oberstdorf Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1987, 2005 3rd (2017), 4th (2015), 5th (2013)
Planica Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 2nd (2017)
Almaty Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
CityFirst voteSecond voteThird vote [6]
Seefeld in Tirol669
Oberstdorf888
Planica33Out
Almaty0OutOut

Schedule

All times are local (UTC+1). [7]

Medal summary

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Austria)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)135725
2Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)6309
3Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)2215
4Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)1102
5Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)0538
6Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)*0459
7Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)0112
8Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)0101
9Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)0022
10Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)0011
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0011
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland  (SUI)0011
Totals (12 nations)22222266

  *   Host nation (Austria)

Cross Country
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)103518
2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)2215
3Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)0538
4Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)0112
5Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)0101
6Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)0011
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0011
8Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)*0000
Totals (8 nations)12121236

Cross-country skiing

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
Sprint [8]
details
Johannes Høsflot Klæbo
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
3:21.17 Federico Pellegrino
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
3:21.40 Gleb Retivykh
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
3:22.54
30 kilometre skiathlon [9]
details
Sjur Røthe
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:10:21.8 Alexander Bolshunov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
1:10:21.9 Martin Johnsrud Sundby
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:10:22.5
Team sprint [10]
details
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Emil Iversen
Johannes Høsflot Klæbo
18:49.86Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Gleb Retivykh
Alexander Bolshunov
18:51.74Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Francesco De Fabiani
Federico Pellegrino
18:53.89
15 kilometre classical [11]
details
Martin Johnsrud Sundby
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
38:22.6 Alexander Bessmertnykh
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
38:25.5 Iivo Niskanen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
38:43.0
4 × 10 kilometre relay [12]
details
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Emil Iversen
Martin Johnsrud Sundby
Sjur Røthe
Johannes Høsflot Klæbo
1:42:32.1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Andrey Larkov
Alexander Bessmertnykh
Alexander Bolshunov
Sergey Ustiugov
1:43:10.9Flag of France.svg  France
Adrien Backscheider
Maurice Manificat
Clément Parisse
Richard Jouve
1:43:33.1
50 kilometre freestyle mass start [13]
details
Hans Christer Holund
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:49:59.3 Alexander Bolshunov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
1:50:27.1 Sjur Røthe
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:50:57.1

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
Sprint [14]
details
Maiken Caspersen Falla
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
2:32.35 Stina Nilsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
2:34.01 Mari Eide
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
2:35.19
15 kilometre skiathlon [15]
details
Therese Johaug
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
36:54.5 Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
37:52.1 Natalya Nepryayeva
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
37:53.2
Team sprint [16]
details
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Stina Nilsson
Maja Dahlqvist
15:14.93Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Katja Višnar
Anamarija Lampič
15:15.30Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
Maiken Caspersen Falla
15:15.53
10 kilometre classical [17]
details
Therese Johaug
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
27:02.1 Frida Karlsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
27:14.3 Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
27:37.7
4 × 5 kilometre relay [18]
details
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Ebba Andersson
Frida Karlsson
Charlotte Kalla
Stina Nilsson
55:21.0Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Heidi Weng
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen
Therese Johaug
55:24.1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Yuliya Belorukova
Anastasia Sedova
Anna Nechaevskaya
Natalya Nepryaeva
57:24.8
30 kilometre freestyle mass start [19]
details
Therese Johaug
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:14:26.2 Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:15:03.0 Frida Karlsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1:15:10.2

Nordic combined

EventGoldSilverBronze
Individual large hill/10 km [20]
details
Eric Frenzel
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
23:43.0 Jan Schmid
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
23:47.3 Franz-Josef Rehrl
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
23:51.7
Team sprint large hill/2 × 7,5 km [21]
details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Eric Frenzel
Fabian Rießle
28:29.5Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Jan Schmid
Jarl Magnus Riiber
28:37.7Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Franz-Josef Rehrl
Bernhard Gruber
28:38.7
Individual normal hill/10 km [22]
details
Jarl Magnus Riiber
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
25:01.3 Bernhard Gruber
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
25:02.7 Akito Watabe
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
25:05.9
Team normal hill/4 × 5 km [23]
details
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Espen Bjørnstad
Jan Schmid
Jørgen Graabak
Jarl Magnus Riiber
50:15.5Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Johannes Rydzek
Eric Frenzel
Fabian Rießle
Vinzenz Geiger
50:16.5Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Bernhard Gruber
Mario Seidl
Franz-Josef Rehrl
Lukas Klapfer
50:20.5

Ski jumping

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's individual large hill [24]
details
Markus Eisenbichler
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
279.4 Karl Geiger
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
267.3 Killian Peier
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
266.1
Men's team large hill [25]
details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Karl Geiger
Richard Freitag
Stephan Leyhe
Markus Eisenbichler
987.5Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Philipp Aschenwald
Michael Hayböck
Daniel Huber
Stefan Kraft
930.9Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Yukiya Satō
Daiki Itō
Junshirō Kobayashi
Ryōyū Kobayashi
920.2
Men's individual normal hill [26]
details
Dawid Kubacki
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
218.3 Kamil Stoch
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
215.5 Stefan Kraft
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
214.8

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
Women's team normal hill [27]
details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Juliane Seyfarth
Ramona Straub
Carina Vogt
Katharina Althaus
898.9Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Eva Pinkelnig
Jacqueline Seifriedsberger
Chiara Hölzl
Daniela Iraschko-Stolz
880.3Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Anna Odine Strøm
Ingebjørg Saglien Bråten
Silje Opseth
Maren Lundby
876.9
Women's individual normal hill [28]
details
Maren Lundby
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
259.6 Katharina Althaus
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
259.1 Daniela Iraschko-Stolz
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
247.6

Mixed

EventGoldSilverBronze
Mixed team normal hill [29]
details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Katharina Althaus
Markus Eisenbichler
Juliane Seyfarth
Karl Geiger
1012.2Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Eva Pinkelnig
Philipp Aschenwald
Daniela Iraschko-Stolz
Stefan Kraft
989.9Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Anna Odine Strøm
Robert Johansson
Maren Lundby
Andreas Stjernen
938.4

Venues

Bergisel Ski Jump in Innsbruck Bergiselschanze04.jpg
Bergisel Ski Jump in Innsbruck

The cross-country skiing events took place at the Seefeld Nordic Competence Centre. The ski jumping large hill events were held in the Bergisel Ski Jump in Innsbruck. The Bergisel Ski Jump is a large ski jumping hill with a hill size of 130 and a construction point (K-spot) of 120. It has a spectator capacity of 26,000. The current structure dates from 2003. The normal hill competitions were held in the Toni-Seelos-Olympiaschanze normal hill with a hill size of 109 and a K-point of 99.

Medal ceremonies were held at the Medal Plaza, a square in the town center.

Doping

Five cross-country skiers (Max Hauke and Dominik Baldauf from Austria, Andreas Veerpalu and Karel Tammjärv from Estonia, as well as Alexey Poltoranin from Kazakhstan. [30] ) were caught during Operation Aderlass.

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  8. Men's sprint results
  9. Men's 30 kilometre pursuit results
  10. Men's team sprint results
  11. Men's 15 kilometre classical results
  12. Men's 4 × 10 kilometre relay results
  13. Men's 50 kilometre freestyle results
  14. Women's sprint results
  15. Women's 15 kilometre pursuit results
  16. Women's team sprint results
  17. Women's 10 kilometre classical results
  18. Women's 4 × 5 kilometre relay results
  19. Women's 30 kilometre freestyle results
  20. Individual large hill/10 km results
  21. Team sprint large hill/2 × 7,5 km results
  22. Individual normal hill/10 km results
  23. Team normal hill/4 × 5 km results
  24. Individual large hill results
  25. Team large hill results
  26. Men's individual normal hill results
  27. Women's team normal hill results
  28. Women's individual normal hill results
  29. Mixed team normal hill results
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