On March 16-17, Demino Ski Sport Centre will gather together professional athletes and amateur skiers from 27 countries and 46 regions of Russia, the host country. Among the skiers, there will be 73 Worldloppet masters, World Champion 2013, bronze Olympic medalist 2010 Alexey Petukhov (Russia), bronze Olympic medalist 2010 Nikolay Morilov (Russia) and winner of the overall FIS Marathon Cup Sergio Bonaldi (Italy). The elite group will be also represented by bronze Olympic medalist Natascia Leonardi Cortesi (Switzerland), Antonella Confortola (Italy), Alexey Ivanov and Sergey Dolidovich from Belarus – total 18 athletes!
The Organizers expect to see the Vitargo ski team including the winner of the 6. Demino Ski Marathon Vadim Nesterov. According to the results in the Demino Ski Marathon, top 20 men and top 10 ladies representing Russia will be invited for the first training of the Vitargo team to the Ski Classics 2014.
For those who will not have a chance to come to the marathon, there will be an online broadcast on the official Demino Marathons web-site www.marathon.demino.com and www.hdextreme.ru on the marathon weekend. The broadcast schedule will be available on March, 15.
The last days of preparation are the busiest. Having an experience of hosting the FIS World Cup cross-country, the Organizers are almost sure that they will overcome all difficulties despite of an unfavorable weather forecast.
Welcome to the Demino Ski Marathon!