The Ski Cross World Cup which kicked off in the Georgian ski resort of Bakuriani yesterday has hosted a finale today.
Accompanied by good weather today's finals were impressive!” Georgian Ski federation wrote on Facebook.
In total 51 athletes from nine countries - Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czechia, UK, Japan, Switzerland, Sweden and US- participate in the event.
Ski events will continue in Georgia inMarch as well. On March 3-5 Bakuriani will host the World Cup races for snowboarding. Photo: FIS Freestyle Skiing/facebook
WOW????@SmithFanny makes it from fourth to first in an incredible big final fight, securing her 3rd SX crystal globe ???? with this win????@sandranaslund claims second and @MarielleBerger comes in third. #fisfreestyle #skicrossworldcup #whatafight pic.twitter.com/sHtOpEmpDC— FISfreestyle (@FISfreestyle) February 27, 2021
Florian Wilmsmann???????? claims his maiden World Cup victory????in a super tight big final today in Bakuriani????????????— FISfreestyle (@FISfreestyle) February 27, 2021
David Mobaerg???????? grabs second???? and @Jschmidty18 third???? and at the same time his first-ever World Cup podium????????????
Sendin healing vibes to @Lemanracing ????#fisfreestyle pic.twitter.com/Wt7BrXobyQ
The Ski Cross World Cup is held in Bakuriani on February 26-28 according to the rules and regulations of Covid-19 protocols released by the FIS.Georgian Economy Minister Natia Turnava has stated that Bakuriani is ready to host international competitions, including the 2023 Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championship. Photo: Rezi Kenia
Bakuriani as well as other ski resorts of Georgia were opened for visitors on February 25 as the government of Georgia had decided to lift coronavirus restrictions.