All you need to know about the 2018 Tour de Ski.
The 12th edition of the FIS Tour de Ski stage race opens with sprint competitions in Lenzerheide (SUI) on December 30, continues with individual start classic races on December 31 and skate pursuit races on January 1. The tour then moves on to Oberstdorf (GER) for the next two stages: classic sprints and skate mass start races on January 3 and 4. Finally, the tour concludes with two stages in Val di Fiemme (ITA) on January 6 and 7.
See complete schedule below
Madshus racer Heidi Weng (NOR), who is aiming to defend her 2017 overall Tour de Ski title, heads into the Tour as second in the 2018 FIS distance World Cup, and third in the overall World Cup.
The overall Tour champion takes home 400 FIS points, as well as 50 points for each stage victory during the Tour de Ski.
2018 Tour de Ski
Dec 30: Skate Sprint, Lenzerheide (SUI)
Dec 31: Classic 10km/15km individual start, Lenzerheide (SUI)
Jan 1: Skate 10km/15km pursuit, Lenzerheide (SUI)
Jan 3: Sprint Classic, Oberstdorf (GER)
Jan 4: Skate 10km/15km mass start, Oberstdorf (GER)
Jan 6: Classic 10km/15km mass start, Val di Fiemme (ITA)