FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019

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FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019
Host city Seefeld in Tirol, Tyrol
Country Austria
Events 21
Opening ceremony 20 February 2019 (2019-02-20)
Closing ceremony 3 March 2019 (2019-03-03)
2017 2021  >

The 52nd FIS Nordic World Ski Championships will be held in February 20-March 3 2019 in Seefeld in Tirol, Tyrol, Austria. It is the second time Seefeld in Tirol hosts the world championships, the event having been hosted there previously in 1985.

Host selection[edit]

Championships was awarded to Seefeld in Tirol in Tyrol in Austria during the FIS Congress from June 1–6, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.[1][2]

Finalist applicants were Seefeld in Tirol (Austria), Oberstdorf (Germany), Planica (Slovenia) and Almaty (Kazakhstan).[3] Oberstdorf had already applied for 2013, 2015 and 2017, Planica for 2017. Seefeld submitted its candidacy shortly before the deadline.

The Austrian winter sports resort had hosted the Championships in 1985,[4] the German resort of Oberstdorf in 1987 and 2005.

Detailed application concepts were to be submitted by September 1, 2013.[5]

City Country Previous championships hosted Recent bids
Seefeld in Tirol  Austria 1985 -
Oberstdorf  Germany 1987, 2005 3rd (2017), 4th (2015), 5th (2013)
Planica  Slovenia 2nd (2017)
Almaty  Kazakhstan -
City First vote Second vote Third vote[6]
Seefeld in Tirol 6 6 9
Oberstdorf 8 8 8
Planica 3 3 Out
Almaty 0 Out Out

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seefeld (AUT), Åre (SWE), Oberstdorf (GER) and Park City (USA) win at www.fiscrosscountry.com 5 June 2014. accessdate: 7 September 2014] (in English)
  2. ^ Deadlines for FIS Congress 2014
  3. ^ Seven applications for 2018 and 2019 FIS World Championships[permanent dead link], FIS-Newsflash, May 8, 2013
  4. ^ Austrian Ski Federation Submits Bid To Host '19 Nordic World Ski Championship In Seefeld, sportsbusinessdaily.com, May 6, 2013
  5. ^ Seven applications for 2018 and 2019 FIS World Championships, FIS Media Info, May 3, 2013, (PDF, 67 KB)
  6. ^ Seefeld will organize the World Championships in 2019! - accessed 6 April 2015.