FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2017

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FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2017
FIS Nordic WSC 2017 logo.png
Official logo for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2017.
Host city Lahti, Finland
Events 21
Opening ceremony 22 February
Closing ceremony 5 March
Main venue Salpausselkä
Website Lahti2017.fi
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The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2017 took place in Lahti, Finland from 22 February to 5 March 2017.[1] This was the seventh time the event has been held there, having previously been held in 1926, 1938, 1958, 1978, 1989 and 2001.

Host selection[edit]

Of the four candidate cities three had already submitted unsuccessfil bids for the previous championships in 2015.

City Country Previous championships hosted
Lahti  Finland 1926, 1938, 1958, 1978, 1989, 2001
Oberstdorf  Germany 1987, 2005
Planica  Slovenia
Zakopane  Poland 1929, 1939, 1962

The winner was selected at the FIS Congress in South Korea on 31 May 2012.[2] The Voting results were as following:

City First vote Second vote Third vote
Lahti 7 7 12
Planica 5 5 3
Oberstdorf 3 3 Out
Zakopane 0 Out Out

Schedule[edit]

All times are local (UTC+2).[3]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway 7 6 5 18
2  Germany 6 3 2 11
3  Russia 2 4 0 6
4  Austria 2 1 2 5
5  Finland 1 1 3 5
6  Italy 1 1 0 2
7  Poland 1 0 1 2
8  Canada 1 0 0 1
9  Japan 0 2 3 5
10  Sweden 0 2 2 4
11  United States 0 1 2 3
12  France 0 0 1 1
Total 21 21 21 63

Top athletes[edit]

All athletes with three or more medals or at least two gold medals.

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Marit Bjørgen (NOR) 4 0 0 4
 Johannes Rydzek (GER) 4 0 0 4
3  Maiken Caspersen Falla (NOR) 3 0 0 3
4  Sergey Ustiugov (RUS) 2 3 0 5
5  Stefan Kraft (AUT) 2 1 1 4
6  Heidi Weng (NOR) 2 1 0 3
 Eric Frenzel (GER) 2 1 0 3
8  Carina Vogt (GER) 2 0 0 2
9  Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) 1 2 0 3
 Andreas Wellinger (GER) 1 2 0 3
11  Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen (NOR) 1 0 2 3
12  Charlotte Kalla (SWE) 0 2 1 3

Fifteen other athletes earned 2 medals.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 kilometre classical[4]
details
Iivo Niskanen
 Finland
36:44.0 Martin Johnsrud Sundby
 Norway
37:01.9 Niklas Dyrhaug
 Norway
37:15.3
30 kilometre skiathlon[5]
details
Sergey Ustiugov
 Russia
1:09:16.7 Martin Johnsrud Sundby
 Norway
1:09:23.4 Finn Hågen Krogh
 Norway
1:09:48.5
50 kilometre freestyle mass start[6]
details
Alex Harvey
 Canada
1:46:28.9 Sergey Ustiugov
 Russia
1:46:29.5 Matti Heikkinen
 Finland
1:46:30.3
4 × 10 kilometre relay[7]
details
 Norway
Didrik Tønseth
Niklas Dyrhaug
Martin Johnsrud Sundby
Finn Hågen Krogh
1:37:20.1  Russia
Andrey Larkov
Alexander Bessmertnykh
Alexey Chervotkin
Sergey Ustiugov
1:37:24.7  Sweden
Daniel Rickardsson
Johan Olsson
Marcus Hellner
Calle Halfvarsson
1:39:51.9
Sprint[8]
details
Federico Pellegrino
 Italy
3:13.76 Sergey Ustiugov
 Russia
3:13.91 Johannes Høsflot Klæbo
 Norway
3:14.20
Team sprint[9]
details
 Russia
Nikita Kriukov
Sergey Ustiugov
17:35.69  Italy
Dietmar Nöckler
Federico Pellegrino
17:42.83  Finland
Sami Jauhojärvi
Iivo Niskanen
17:49.33

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 kilometre classical[10]
details
Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
25:24.9 Charlotte Kalla
 Sweden
26:05.9 Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen
 Norway
26:20.4
15 kilometre skiathlon[11]
details
Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
37:57.5 Krista Pärmäkoski
 Finland
38:02.3 Charlotte Kalla
 Sweden
38:29.5
30 kilometre freestyle mass start[12]
details
Marit Bjørgen
 Norway
1:08:36.8 Heidi Weng
 Norway
1:08:38.7 Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen
 Norway
1:08:38.7
4 × 5 kilometre relay[13]
details
 Norway
Maiken Caspersen Falla
Heidi Weng
Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen
Marit Bjørgen
52:21.5  Sweden
Anna Haag
Charlotte Kalla
Ebba Andersson
Stina Nilsson
53:23.1  Finland
Aino-Kaisa Saarinen
Kerttu Niskanen
Laura Mononen
Krista Pärmäkoski
53:23.6
Sprint[14]
details
Maiken Caspersen Falla
 Norway
3:02.34 Jessica Diggins
 United States
3:04.00 Kikkan Randall
 United States
3:06.10
Team sprint[15]
details
 Norway
Heidi Weng
Maiken Caspersen Falla
20:20.56  Russia
Yulia Belorukova
Natalya Matveyeva
20:26.12  United States
Sadie Bjornsen
Jessica Diggins
20:38.94

Nordic combined[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual large hill/10 km[16]
details
Johannes Rydzek
 Germany
26:41.6 Akito Watabe
 Japan
26:46.4 François Braud
 France
26:54.6
Individual normal hill/10 km[17]
details
Johannes Rydzek
 Germany
26:19.6 Eric Frenzel
 Germany
26:34.5 Björn Kircheisen
 Germany
26:49.6
Team normal hill/4 × 5 km[18]
details
 Germany
Björn Kircheisen
Eric Frenzel
Fabian Rießle
Johannes Rydzek
47:57.3  Norway
Magnus Moan
Mikko Kokslien
Magnus Krog
Jørgen Graabak
48:39.0  Austria
Bernhard Gruber
Mario Seidl
Philipp Orter
Paul Gerstgraser
49:01.0
Team sprint large hill/2 × 7,5 km[19]
details
 Germany
Eric Frenzel
Johannes Rydzek
29:01.8  Norway
Magnus Krog
Magnus Moan
29:02.8  Japan
Yoshito Watabe
Akito Watabe
29:12.0

Ski jumping[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual normal hill[20]
details
Stefan Kraft
 Austria
270.8 Andreas Wellinger
 Germany
268.7 Markus Eisenbichler
 Germany
263.6
Men's individual large hill[21]
details
Stefan Kraft
 Austria
279.3 Andreas Wellinger
 Germany
278.0 Piotr Żyła
 Poland
276.7
Men's team large hill[22]
details
 Poland
Piotr Żyła
Dawid Kubacki
Maciej Kot
Kamil Stoch
1104.2  Norway
Anders Fannemel
Johann Andre Forfang
Daniel-André Tande
Andreas Stjernen
1078.5  Austria
Michael Hayböck
Manuel Fettner
Gregor Schlierenzauer
Stefan Kraft
1068.9

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's individual normal hill[23]
details
Carina Vogt
 Germany
254.6 Yuki Ito
 Japan
252.6 Sara Takanashi
 Japan
251.1

Mixed[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Mixed team normal hill[24]
details
 Germany
Carina Vogt
Markus Eisenbichler
Svenja Würth
Andreas Wellinger
1035.5  Austria
Daniela Iraschko-Stolz
Michael Hayböck
Jacqueline Seifriedsberger
Stefan Kraft
999.3  Japan
Sara Takanashi
Taku Takeuchi
Yuki Ito
Daiki Ito
979.7

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