The organizing committee of the Tour de Ski China is proud to announce that – next to 43 European top skiers and the strong China Ski Team – the double Olympic Champion Bjorn Lind will compete in the first ever Tour de Ski China. Convinced by Swedish head coach of the China Ski Team Per-Erik ”Peken” Rönnestrand the Turin Olympic Sprint Champion decided that he will compete in 3 of 4 stages in Tour de Ski China.
The Tour de Ski China is an opportunity for Bjorn Lind to add extra travel experiences to his rich career, compete in some of the most remote and beautiful places
and experience China thoroughly. Furthermore, the Tour de Ski is made up of 3 Sprint competitions in a few days only – giving Bjorn Lind the opportunity to excel in his preferred discipline and get in top shape for the remaining 2008 season.
Last but not least Bjorn Lind is happy to contribute to the growing interest for cross country skiing in China and further promote this exciting sport.