FIS Cross-Country World Cup

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For the current season, see 2015–16 FIS Cross-Country World Cup.
FIS Cross-Country World Cup
Status active
Genre sporting event
Date(s) Northern wintertime season
Begins November
Ends March
Frequency annual
Country varying
Inaugurated 1973 (1973)

The FIS Cross-Country World Cup is an annual cross-country skiing competition, arranged by the International Ski Federation (FIS) since 1981. The competition was arranged unofficially between 1973 and 1981, although it received provisional recognition on the 31. FIS Congress, 29–30 April 1977 in Bariloche, Argentina.[1]

Most successful race winners[edit]

As of March 12, 2016

Women[edit]

Rank # Women Career World Cup Stage World Cup
(Nordic Op., TdS, WC Final)
Total wins
Wins Distance Sprint Wins Distance Sprint
1. Norway Marit Bjørgen 1999–active 75 40 30 27 15 12 102
2. Poland Justyna Kowalczyk 2001–active 30 23 7 19 14 5 49
3. Soviet UnionRussia Yelena Välbe 1987–1998 45 44 1 - - - 45
4. Norway Bente Skari 1992–2003 42 25 17 - - - 42
5. Norway Therese Johaug 2007-active 20 20 - 22 22 - 42
6. Finland Virpi Kuitunen 1997–2010 20 13 7 7 5 2 27
7. Slovenia Petra Majdič 1999–2011 16 1 15 8 2 6 24
8. Italy Stefania Belmondo 1989–2002 23 23 - - - - 23
9. Soviet UnionRussia Larisa Lazutina 1984–2002 21 21 - - - - 21
10. Czech Republic Kateřina Neumannová 1992–2007 18 16 2 1 1 - 19
11. Russia Yuliya Chepalova 1995–2010 18 17 1 - - 18
12. Estonia Kristina Šmigun 1994–2010 16 14 2 - - - 16
13. Italy Manuela Di Centa 1982–1998 15 15 - - - - 15
14. Soviet UnionRussia Lyubov Yegorova 1984–2003 13 13 - - - - 13
14. United States Kikkan Randall 2001–active 11 - 11 2 - 2 13
  • With 75 victories in World Cup and total 102 in all competitions Bjørgen is record-holder among both women and men.

Men[edit]

Rank # Men Career World Cup Stage World Cup
(Nordic Op., TdS, WC Final)
Total wins
Wins Distance Sprint Wins Distance Sprint
1. Norway Bjørn Dæhlie 1989–1999 46 45 1 - - - 46
2. Norway Petter Northug 2005–active 18 12 6 18 15 3 36
3. Soviet UnionKazakhstan Vladimir Smirnov 1982–1999 31 31 - - - - 31
4. Sweden Gunde Svan 1983–1991 30 30 - - - - 30
5. Norway Martin Johnsrud Sundby 2005–active 18 18 - 8 8 - 26
6. Switzerland Dario Cologna 2007–active 12 10 2 9 8 1 21
7. Czech Republic Lukáš Bauer 1997–active 11 11 - 7 7 - 18
8. Sweden Emil Jönsson 2003–active 13 - 13 3 - 3 16
9. Sweden Torgny Mogren 1983–1998 13 13 - - - - 13
Norway Thomas Alsgaard 1993–2003 13 11 2 - - - 13
Norway Tor Arne Hetland 1995–2009 11 2 9 2 - 2 13

Champions[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of FIS Cross-Country World Cup champions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "31st Bariloche (ARG) 1977". FIS. April 1977. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 

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