IPC Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Championships
The IPC Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Championships, along with the Winter Paralympic Games
Paralympic Games
The Paralympic Games are a major international multi-sport event where athletes with a physical disability compete; this includes athletes with mobility disabilities, amputations, blindness, and Cerebral Palsy. There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games, which are held immediately following their...

, are the most prestigious level of international competition in Paralympic nordic skiing
Paralympic nordic skiing
Paralympic Nordic skiing is a Winter Paralympics sport consisting of biathlon and cross-country skiing. The sport is governed by the International Paralympic Committee....



Edition Year City Country Date Notes
1st 1974 Grand Bournand
Le Grand-Bornand
Le Grand-Bornand is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.The commune is a ski resort and owes its name to the river which runs through it...

Skiing World Championships - featured alpine (downhill) and Nordic (cross-country) skiing, held by the International Sports Organisation for Disabled (ISOD)
2nd 1982 Alpes Vaudoise
Bernese Alps
The Bernese Alps are a group of mountain ranges in the western part of the Alps, in Switzerland. Although the name suggests that they are located in the Bernese Oberland region of the canton of Bern, portions of the Bernese Alps are in the adjacent cantons of Valais, Lucerne, Obwalden, Fribourg and...

Winter World Championships
3rd 1986 Sälen
Sälen is a locality situated in Malung-Sälen Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with 508 inhabitants in 2005.In the winter tens of thousands of tourists enter the area. Sälen is noted for hosting the start of Vasaloppet, the oldest , longest , and largest cross country ski race in the world...

4th 1990 Jackson 5th World Nordic Disabled Championships
5th 1996 Sunne
6th 2000 Crans Montana http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:Pl7ngTrGJ20J:www.paralympic.org/Media_Centre/News/Paralympian/Paralympian_2000_2+IPC+Nordic+Skiing+World+Championships+2000+Crans+Montana&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&source=www.google.com
7th 2003 Mitteltal-Obertal
Baiersbronn is a municipality in the district of Freudenstadt in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. It is situated in the Black Forest on the Murg river.Administratively, Baiersbronn consists of the following nine villages:* Baiersbronn* Friedrichstal...

8th 2005 Fort Kent
Fort Kent, Maine
Fort Kent is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 4,097 in the 2010 census. Fort Kent is home to an Olympic biathlete training center, an annual CAN-AM dogsled race, and the Fort Kent Blockhouse, built in reaction to the Aroostook War and in modern times designated...

12 Mar – 20 Mar
9th 2009 Vuokatti 23 Jan – 1 Feb
10th 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk
Khanty-Mansiysk experiences a subarctic climate . The climate is extreme, with temperatures as low as -49 C° and as high as 34.5 C°. On average, however, the region is very cold, with an average tempurature of -1.1 C°...

31 Mar – 10 Apr
11th 2013

See also

  • Biathlon at the Winter Paralympics
    Biathlon at the Winter Paralympics
    Biathlon has been contested at the Winter Paralympic Games since the Winter Games in 1988, in Innsbruck, Austria.- Events :- Medal table : NPCs in italics no longer compete at the Winter ParalympicsAs of 2010 Winter Paralympics...

  • Cross-country skiing at the Winter Paralympics
    Cross-country skiing at the Winter Paralympics
    Cross-country skiing has been contested at the Winter Paralympic Games since the first Winter Games in 1976.- Events :- Medal table : NPCs in italics no longer compete at the Winter ParalympicsAs of 2010 Winter Paralympics-References:...

  • Biathlon World Championships
    Biathlon World Championships
    The first Biathlon World Championships was held in 1958, with individual and team contests for men. The number of events has grown significantly over the years. Beginning in 1984, women biathletes had their own World Championships, and finally, from 1989, both genders have been participating in...

  • FIS Nordic World Ski Championships
    FIS Nordic World Ski Championships
    The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have been held in various numbers and types of events since 1925 for men and since 1954 for women. Championship events include nordic skiing's three disciplines: cross-country skiing, ski jumping, and nordic combined...

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