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Furrer and Li fastest Ski sprinters in Yakeshi

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Philip Furrer (SUI) in the men's and Li Xin (CHN) in the women's were the winners of the 2012 Summer Ski Sprint at the beautiful Fengguan Ski Course in Yakeshi, a resort town in the north of Inner Mongolia, China. Furrer left his opponents little chance as he outsprinted Chinese Sun Qinghai and Swede Johan Eriksson for the honours. The Chinese team proved to be in very good shape, as illustrated by a 1-2 in the female category, Li Xin edging Li Hongxue for the win, as

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European skiers ready for Chinese challenge in Yakeshi

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Chinese and European professional skiers are set to compete in an exciting sprint event in the beautiful setting of Yaskeshi, near Hulunbeir City in the north of Inner Mongolia on 20 June. The event marks the return of Nordic Ways' China Summer Ski Tour after a one-year-hiatus .

Twenty top skiers from countries such as Sweden, Norway, Italy and Switzerland will face tough opposition during the 1.3km sprint race, as the China Ski Association (CSA) has confirmed the participation of the top 10 in both the men's and women's categories of last winter's Chinese Winter Games in Jilin City!

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The Summer Ski Sprint will be held in June 20

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The Summer Ski Sprint is back with a competition in Yakeshi on June 20th. In total there will be 40 professional skiers who fight for the fame and glory, 20 foreigners and 20 Chinese. The concept and scale will be almost identical to the event in Yakeshi 2 years ago. The European skiers will arrive in Beijing on 15th or 16th of June (depending on flight availability) and then move onto Changchun to participate in the Vasa Cross Country Running Festival before heading to Yakeshi via Beijing. On June 21st the European skiers will go back to Beijing for a few days before heading back to Europe.

 

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Hoegberg and Bourgeois-Pin win Vasaloppet China

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Swedish cross country skiing star Andreas Hoegberg outran Norway's Sindre Hoff in a hotly disputed final of the 10th Vasaloppet China in Changchun. After 52.5k in sunny but cold conditions in Jingyue Park, Hoegberg had a gap of less than half a minute over Sindre. His victory in the biggest cross country skiing event in Asia also made Hoegberg the overall winner of the 2012 China Tour de Ski.

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Sellis and Steinsland fastest sprinters in Xiwuqi

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Siim Sellis narrowly outsprinted Finland's Kusti Kittilae in the final of the second stage of China Tour de Ski in Xiwuqi, Inner Mongolia. Sellis looked very strong throughout the preliminary rounds all day, and also immediately seemed to take control of the final 1.3k race. But in the final metres Kittilae still came dangerously close. Third place went to yesterday's winner Anders Hoegberg.

The women's event saw three Norwegian athletes against France's Elodie Bourgeois Pin in the final. As yesterday, Solveig Steinsland had the final word as the claimed victory again before this morning's fastest qualifier Anna Svendson and Bourgeois Pin.

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Jelonen and Svendsen fastest in stage 2 heats

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The second day of China Tour de Ski in Xiwuqi, Inner Mongolia, began with the individual time trial sprint over 1.3k for men and women. Fastest qualifier was Finland's Henri Jelonen, who was 2 seconds faster than Siim Sellis from Estonia and Magnus Frodahl from Norway. The best Chinese skier was Wei Meng in 28th place. Norway's Anna Svendsen also had an advantage of more than 2 seconds on the number 2 female skier, Elodie Bourgeois, who already scored a podium finish yesterday in stage 1 of China TDS. China's Li Lei scored an impressive 7th place in the heats.

China Tour de Ski: Hoegberg wins stage 1

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The 2012 China Tour de Ski started this afternoon, 28 December, in Xiwuqi, Inner Mongolia with the traditional mass start 5.7km race for men and women. Sweden's Andreas Hoegberg (photo)immediately proved he is once again in great shape coming to China with a sprint win today over Finland's Kusti Kitttilae. Six seconds later, Philipp Bachl from Austria completed the podium.

The women's competition over 3.8km saw two Norwegian athletes take top honours with Solveig Steinsland edging Solveig Andreassen in another sprint with two. A little further behind was France's Elodie Bourgeois Pin.

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