World Para Nordic Skiing has named Georgy Kadykov as its Race Director for the 2019-2020 season following a selection process.
Russia’s Kadykov has previously worked as Technical Delegate at several Para Nordic skiing events, as well as an International Technical Official at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
He also works for Russian Loppet, one of the biggest long-distance cross-country circuits in Europe.
Head of World Para Snow Sports Dimitrije Lazarovski said: “Georgy has great knowledge about Para Nordic skiing and extensive experience working with organisers of different events. He also has a strong interest and understanding of different areas of an event, such as marketing and communications, and their importance for the promoting our sport and our competitions.”
The World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup will kick off on 12 December, with the first stop in Lillehammer, Norway.
Kadykov’s first major event as World Para Nordic Skiing Race Director will be the Para Biathlon World Championships from 12-15 March in Ostersund.
The Swedish city will also host the Para biathlon and Para cross-country World Cup Finals later in March.