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IPC Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Championships


IPC Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Championships

The IPC Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Championships, along with the Winter Paralympic Games, are the most prestigious level of international competition in Paralympic nordic skiing.


  • Championships 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4



Edition Year City Country Date Notes
1st 1974 () Grand Bournand  France Skiing World Championships - featured alpine (downhill) and Nordic (cross-country) skiing,[2][3] held by the [4]
2nd 1982 () Alpes Vaudoise   Switzerland Winter World Championships[4][5][6]
3rd 1986 () Sälen  Sweden
4th 1990 () Jackson  United States 5th World Nordic Disabled Championships[7]
5th 1996 () Sunne  Sweden
6th 2000 () Crans Montana   Switzerland [1]
7th[8] 2003 () Mitteltal-Obertal  Germany [2]
8th 2005 () Fort Kent  United States 12 Mar – 20 Mar [9]
9th 2009 () Vuokatti  Finland 23 Jan – 1 Feb [10]
10th 2011 () Khanty-Mansiysk  Russia 31 Mar – 10 Apr
11th 2013 ()
12th 2015 () Cable, Wisconsin  United States 22 Jan – 1 Feb [11]

See also


  1. ^ The IPC, Official site of the 2009 IPC Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Championships and the 2009 IPC Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Cup
  2. ^ Athens Education Material - Paralympic Games - From 1960 to 2004, Malaysian Paralympic Council
  3. ^ Winter Paralympic History,
  4. ^ a b Paralympic Winter Sports Programme Build-up, The Paralympian 1/2002, International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
  5. ^ Canadian disabled team shines at winter games, The Vancouver Sun - Mar 15, 1982
  6. ^ Important Dates in Sledge Hockey History,
  7. ^ 5th World Nordic Disabled Championships,
  8. ^ Nordic Skiing, The Paralympian Newsletter 4/2002, International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
  9. ^ Nordic Skiing World Championships To Begin in Maine, International Paralympic Committee (IPC), March 11, 2005
  10. ^ Vuokatti Prepares for IPC Biathlon & Cross-Country Skiing World Champs, International Paralympic Committee (IPC), January 19, 2009
  11. ^ Cable 2015

External links

  • IPC Nordic Skiing
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