For the all elite cross-country skiers and biathletes who are using Alpina boots is another successful racing season. The end is always related with the analysis of the results and the sum of the medals.
Cross-country skiers and biathletes have reached 40 ranking on the podium in total at the World Cup races. Cross-country skiers (both gender) achieved 29 medals in total: 13 gold, 4 silver and 12 bronze medals. In female category was the best athlete Stina Nilsson (SWE) with 9 wins. Nilsson ended the World Cup overall just behind the podium at 4th place.
Biathlon statistics of the World Cup racing season has given 11 medals in total. Most of them were 5 silver medals, 4 gold and one bronze medals. Gabriela Koukalova (CZE) has won all of the gold medals and most of remaining medals. Koukalova won the second place in World Cup overall in the season 2016/2017 and she is the most successful biathlete in the team Alpina.
World Championship in cross country skiing brought to Alpina Team 10 medals in total: 2 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze medals. The most successful athlete was Charlotte Kalla (SWE) with silver medal in 10km in classic technique, bronze medal in skiathlon and silver medal in relay. Two medals went to Norwegians Finn Haagen Krogh (bronze in skiathlon, gold in relay) and Niklas Dyrhaug (bronze in 10km classic, gold in relay).
Alexander Bessmertnykh (RUS) and Stina Nilsson (SWE) were silver in Relay. Marcus Hellner and Johan Olsson (SWE) were bronze also in Relay. Natalia Matveeva (RUS) won a silver medal in Team Sprint.
In the biathlon World Championship, the athletes who have been competing with Alpina boots, achieved 6 medals in total: 2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals. Amazing Gabriela Koukalova received all set of medals: gold in sprint, silver in 15km individual and bronze in pursuit. Ondrej Moravec (CZE) won a silver in 20km individual.
Alexey Volkov won a gold medal with Russian Relay, Dominik Landertinger won a bronze medal with Austrian Relay.
A big congrats for an amazing season to all Alpina athletes!
See you next season!