Iranian cross-country skiers to compete at FIS Nordic WSC

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA - Iran’s cross-country skiing team is in Austria to participate in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships that will kick off this Wednesday.

Eight Iranian skiers, comprised equally of four men and four women, will travel to the Austrian city of Seefeld in Tirol, the event's venue.

The four Iranian female skiers will start their competition at 12:30 hours local time on Wednesday, February 20, in the Qualifying Ladies 5km C, according to the competition's schedule published on its website.

Later at 1400 hours local time, Iranian male skiers will compete at the cross-country Qualifying Men 10km C.

Both competitions will be held at Cross-Country Arena Seefeld before the opening ceremony that will be held at 1800 hours on Wednesday.

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