Are you ready for the World Championships?

Sandra Ringwald (GER) earned her first ever individual World Cup podium this weekend. Photo: Nordic Focus

Don’t miss out on the action. Here is your cheat sheet to the races, day by day.

Madshus athletes are on track for the 2019 FIS Nordic World Championships, which take place in Seefeld (AUT) from February 19 through March 3, with the first cross-country races on Wednesday, February 20.

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Among recent highlights, Sandra Ringwald (GER) posted her first-ever individual World Cup podium in the sprint race in Cogne (ITA) on Saturday this weekend.

On Sunday, Alexander Bessmerthnykh (RUS) followed up with third place in the men’s 15-kilometer classic in Cogne. Last month, Bessmerthnykh helped Russia to first place in the 4×7.5-kilometer relay in Ulricehamn (SWE).

Additionally, Hans Christer Holund (NOR) was eighth and Vebjørn Turtveit (NOR) was ninth in the 15-kilometer classic event, securing three Madshus racers among the top nine finishers on Sunday.

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This is the FIS World Championship schedule. All times are Central European Time (CET)

Cross-country schedule
February 20: 5km classic, women – qualifier, 12:30
February 20: 10km classic, men – qualifier, 14:00
February 21: Sprint skate qualifier, women, 12:00
February 21: Sprint skate qualifier, men, 12:00
February 21: Sprint skate finals, women, 14:30
February 21: Sprint skate finals, men, 14:30
February 23: Skiathlon 7.5km classic + 7.5km skate, women, 11:00
February 23: Skiathlon 15km classic + 15km skate, men 12:30
February 24: Team sprint classic semifinals, women and men, 9:15
February 24: Team sprint classic finals, women and men, 11:30
February 26: 10km classic, women, 15:00
February 27: 15km classic, men, 14:00
February 28: 4x5km relay, women, 13:00
March 1: 4x10km relay, men, 13:15
March 2: 30km skate mass start, women, 12:15
March 3: 50km skate mass start, men, 13:00

Nordic Combined
February 22: Gundersen, Large hill HS130/10km, 1st run 10:30/2nd run 16:15
February 24: Team Sprint, Large hill HS130/2×7.5km, 1st run 10:30/2nd run 13:30
February 28: Gundersen, Normal hill HS109/10km, 1st run 11:00/2nd run 15:15
March 2: Team competition, Normal hill HS109/4x5km, 1st run 11:00/2nd run 14:45

More information at the 2019 FIS Nordic World Championships web site