1997–98 FIS Cross-Country World Cup

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World Cup 1997/98
Discipline Men Ladies
Overall Norway Thomas Alsgaard Russia Larisa Lazutina (2nd title)
Long Distance Norway Thomas Alsgaard Russia Larisa Lazutina
Sprint Norway Thomas Alsgaard Norway Bente Martinsen
Nations Cup Norway Norway Russia Russia
Nations Cup Overall Norway Norway
Competition
Locations 9 venues 9 venues
Individual 12 events 12 events
Relay/Team 4 events 4 events

The 1997–98 FIS Cross-Country World Cup started in Beitostølen, Norway, on 22 November 1997 and finished at Holmenkollen, Oslo, Norway, on 14 March 1998. Thomas Alsgaard of Norway won the overall men's cup,[1] and Larisa Lazutina of Russia won the women's.[2]

Calendar[edit]

Men[edit]

C – Classic / F – Freestyle
WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 22 November 1997   Norway Beitostølen 10 km C   Norway Bjørn Dæhlie Kazakhstan Vladimir Smirnov Norway Erling Jevne [3]
2 10 December 1997   Italy Milano Sprint F   Finland Ari Palolahti Sweden Thobias Fredriksson Austria Christian Hoffmann [4]
3 13 December 1997   Italy Val di Fiemme 10 km C   Norway Bjørn Dæhlie Norway Sture Sivertsen Kazakhstan Vladimir Smirnov [5]
4 14 December 1997   Italy Val di Fiemme 15 km F Pursuit   Norway Bjørn Dæhlie Norway Thomas Alsgaard Austria Mikhail Botvinov [6]
5 16 December 1997   Italy Val di Fiemme 15 km F   Italy Fulvio Valbusa Norway Thomas Alsgaard Norway Bjørn Dæhlie [7]
6 20 December 1997   Switzerland Davos 30 km C   Norway Bjørn Dæhlie Norway Thomas Alsgaard Norway Erling Jevne [8]
7 3 January 1998   Russia Kavgolovo 30 km F   Finland Mika Myllylä Norway Thomas Alsgaard Italy Fabio Maj [9]
8 8 January 1998   Austria Ramsau 15 km C   Norway Thomas Alsgaard Finland Mika Myllylä Finland Jari Isometsä [10]
9 10 January 1998   Austria Ramsau 30 km F   Norway Thomas Alsgaard Italy Silvio Fauner Austria Mikhail Botvinov [11]
1998 Winter Olympics (7–22 February)
10 8 March 1998   Finland Lahti 30 km C   Kazakhstan Vladimir Smirnov Norway Thomas Alsgaard Norway Frode Estil [12]
11 11 March 1998   Sweden Falun 10 km F   Norway Thomas Alsgaard Austria Mikhail Botvinov Sweden Per Elofsson [13]
12 14 March 1998   Norway Oslo 50 km C   Russia Alexey Prokourorov Norway Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset Norway Bjørn Dæhlie [14]

Ladies[edit]

C – Classic / F – Freestyle
WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 22 November 1997   Norway Beitostølen 5 km C   Russia Larissa Lazutina Norway Bente Martinsen Czech Republic Katerina Neumannova [15]
2 10 December 1997   Italy Milano Sprint F   Norway Bente Martinsen Norway Trude Dybendahl Norway Anita Moen [16]
3 13 December 1997   Italy Val di Fiemme 5 km C   Norway Bente Martinsen Norway Anita Moen Russia Larissa Lazutina [17]
4 16 December 1997   Italy Val di Fiemme 15 km F   Russia Larissa Lazutina Italy Sabina Valbusa Italy Stefania Belmondo [18]
5 20 December 1997   Switzerland Davos 15 km C   Russia Yelena Välbe Russia Svetlana Nageykina Norway Anita Moen [19]
6 4 January 1998   Russia Kavgolovo 10 km F   Russia Yuliya Chepalova Italy Stefania Belmondo Russia Larissa Lazutina [20]
7 8 January 1998   Austria Ramsau 10 km C   Norway Marit Mikkelsplass Norway Bente Martinsen Czech Republic Katerina Neumannova [21]
8 9 January 1998   Austria Ramsau 5 km C   Norway Bente Martinsen Russia Larissa Lazutina Czech Republic Katerina Neumannova [22]
9 11 January 1998   Austria Ramsau 10 km F Pursuit   Italy Stefania Belmondo Russia Larissa Lazutina Norway Marit Mikkelsplass [23]
1998 Winter Olympics (7–22 February)
10 7 March 1998   Finland Lahti 15 km F   Italy Stefania Belmondo Russia Larissa Lazutina Russia Svetlana Nageykina [24]
11 11 March 1998   Sweden Falun 5 km F   Russia Larissa Lazutina Italy Stefania Belmondo Russia Yuliya Chepalova [25]
12 14 March 1998   Norway Oslo 30 km C   Russia Larissa Lazutina Russia Svetlana Nageykina Norway Anita Moen [26]

Men's team[edit]

WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 23 November 1997   Norway Beitostølen 4 x 10 km relay C    Norway I
Thomas Alsgaard
Anders Eide
Erling Jevne
Bjørn Dæhlie
 Finland
Jari Isometsä
Harri Kirvesniemi
Sami Repo
Kuisma Taipale
 Norway II
Sture Sivertsen
Frode Estil
Anders Aukland
Øyvind Skaanes
[27]
2 11 January 1998   Austria Ramsau 4 x 10 km relay C/F    Italy
Fabio Maj
Fulvio Valbusa
Pietro Piller Cottrer
Silvio Fauner
 Sweden
Mathias Fredriksson
Niklas Jonsson
Per Elofsson
Torgny Mogren
 Austria
Mikhail Botvinov
Alois Stadlober
Christian Hoffmann
Achim Walcher
[28]
3 6 March 1998   Finland Lahti 4 x 10 km relay C/F    Finland I
Harri Kirvesniemi
Mika Myllylä
Sami Repo
Jari Isometsä
 Norway
Frode Estil
Sture Sivertsen
Anders Eide
Thomas Alsgaard
 Russia I
Vladimir Legotine
Alexey Prokourorov
Andrey Noutrikhin
Sergey Chepikov
[29]
4 10 March 1998   Sweden Falun Team sprint C/F    Sweden I
Mathias Fredriksson
Per Elofsson
 Norway
Rune Torseth
Tor Arne Hetland
 Finland I
Jari Isometsä
Ari Palolahti
[30]

Ladies' team[edit]

WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 23 November 1997   Norway Beitostølen 4 x 5 km relay C    Russia I
Natalia Baranova
Olga Danilova
Nina Gavrilyuk
Larissa Lazutina
 Norway I
Anita Moen
Marit Mikkelsplass
Trude Dybendahl
Bente Martinsen
 Italy
Karin Moroder
Stefania Belmondo
Sabina Valbusa
Gabriella Paruzzi
[31]
2 14 December 1997   Italy Val di Fiemme 4 x 5 km relay F    Russia I
Svetlana Nageykina
Yelena Välbe
Larissa Lazutina
Olga Danilova
 Italy
Gabriella Paruzzi
Manuela Di Centa
Sabina Valbusa
Stefania Belmondo
 Russia II
Natalia Baranova
Olga Savialova
Yuliya Chepalova
Nina Gavrilyuk
[32]
3 6 March 1998   Finland Lahti 4 x 5 km relay C/F    Russia I
Olga Danilova
Larissa Lazutina
Nina Gavrilyuk
Yuliya Chepalova
 Norway
Bente Martinsen
Marit Mikkelsplass
Elin Nilsen
Trude Dybendahl
 Russia II
Svetlana Nageykina
Natalia Baranova
Olga Savialova
Irina Skladneva
[33]
4 10 March 1998   Sweden Falun Team sprint C/F     Switzerland
Sylvia Honegger
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan
 France
Sophie Villeneuve
Karine Philippot
 Russia I
Irina Skladneva
Olga Danilova
[34]

Men's standings[edit]

Ladies' standings[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Victories in this World Cup (all-time number of victories as of 1997/98 season in parentheses)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CUP STANDING CROSS-COUNTRY WORLD CUP 1998 MEN". International Ski Federation. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  2. ^ "CUP STANDING CROSS-COUNTRY WORLD CUP 1998 LADIES". International Ski Federation. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Men's 10 km C – Beitostølen". International Ski Federation.
  4. ^ "Men's Sprint F – Milano". International Ski Federation.
  5. ^ "Men's 10 km C – Val di Fiemme". International Ski Federation.
  6. ^ "Men's 15 km F Pursuit – Val di Fiemme". International Ski Federation.
  7. ^ "Men's 15 km F – Val di Fiemme". International Ski Federation.
  8. ^ "Men's 30 km C – Davos". International Ski Federation.
  9. ^ "Men's 30 km F – Kavgolovo". International Ski Federation.
  10. ^ "Men's 15 km C – Ramsau". International Ski Federation.
  11. ^ "Men's 30 km F – Ramsau". International Ski Federation.
  12. ^ "Men's 30 km C – Lahti". International Ski Federation.
  13. ^ "Men's 10 km F – Falun". International Ski Federation.
  14. ^ "Men's 50 km C – Oslo". International Ski Federation.
  15. ^ "Women's 5 km C – Beitostølen". International Ski Federation.
  16. ^ "Women's Sprint F – Milano". International Ski Federation.
  17. ^ "Women's 5 km C – Val di Fiemme". International Ski Federation.
  18. ^ "Women's 15 km F – Val di Fiemme". International Ski Federation.
  19. ^ "Women's 15 km C – Davos". International Ski Federation.
  20. ^ "Women's 10 km F – Kavgolovo". International Ski Federation.
  21. ^ "Women's 10 km C – Ramsau". International Ski Federation.
  22. ^ "Women's 5 km C – Ramsau". International Ski Federation.
  23. ^ "Women's 10 km F Pursuit – Ramsau". International Ski Federation.
  24. ^ "Women's 15 km F – Lahti". International Ski Federation.
  25. ^ "Women's 5 km F – Falun". International Ski Federation.
  26. ^ "Women's 30 km C – Oslo". International Ski Federation.
  27. ^ "Men 4x10 km Relay C – Beitostølen". skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  28. ^ "Men 4x10 km Relay – Ramsau". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  29. ^ "Men 4x10 km Relay C/F – Lahti". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  30. ^ "Men's Team Sprint (10x1.6 km) C/F – Falun". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  31. ^ "Women 4x5 km Relay C – Beitostølen". skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  32. ^ "Women 4x5 km Relay F– Val di Fiemme". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  33. ^ "Women 4x5 km Relay C/F – Lahti". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  34. ^ "Women's Team Sprint (6x1.6 km) C/F – Falun". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.