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2 Emilie Fleten 25,906,053
3 Ida Dahl 25,349,402
4 Kasper Stadaas 25,223,899
5 Andreas Nygaard 24,934,569
6 Johan Hoel 24,707,367
7 Max Novak 24,166,685
8 Magni Smedås 24,096,434
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14 Runar Skaug Mat... 23,406,779
15 Herman Paus 23,398,617
16 Oskar Kardin 23,295,927
17 Morten Eide Ped... 23,285,882
18 Stian Hoelgaard 23,173,466
19 Alvar Myhlback 23,165,443
20 Petter Stakston 23,082,621
21 Magnus Vesterhe... 22,979,229
22 Karstein Johaug 22,772,809
23 Tord Asle Gjerd... 22,630,484
24 Johannes Eklöf 22,542,970
25 Thomas Bing 22,374,724
26 Astrid Øyre Sli... 22,119,196
27 Kati Roivas 21,625,092
28 Jeremy Royer 21,459,378
29 Einar Kalland-O... 21,381,668
30 Anikken Gjerde ... 21,371,471
31 Silje Øyre Slin... 21,131,436
32 Nils Dahlsten 21,036,730
33 Klas Nilsson 20,963,902
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35 Eddie Edström 20,918,257
36 Thomas Joly 20,769,655
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43 Petter Northug 20,160,567
44 Fabián Štoček... 20,118,753
45 Ole Jørgen Bruv... 20,102,163
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47 Juuso Mäkelä 19,956,551
48 Sofie Elebro 19,681,634
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Bad Gastein Criterium closes the first event weekend Season XVI

Ski Classics Season XVI starts in Bad Gastein on December 13, 2024. The action-packed first weekend continues on Sunday, December 15, 2024, with the Bad Gastein Criterium. 

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The season continues on Sunday, December 15. The Criterium race spans over 36 kilometers in Sportgastein, offering participants breathtaking views of the enchanting surroundings of the Tauern Alps. The Bad Gastein Criterium, characterized by a mass start kermesse event, comprises several laps on a challenging course, high action on sprints and climbs, pushing skiers to their limits.

“The Criterium race in Bad Gastein ensures all competitions are open after the first weekend. The relatively short course, which still holds two sprints and two climbs, creates a high-paced event with full speed from start to finish. After an intense December weekend, it is time to celebrate Christmas,” says Ski Classics Director David Nilsson.

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Bad Gastein Criterium – Ski Classics Pro Tour – Event 2

  • Date: Sunday, December 15, 2024
  • Place: Sportgastein, Austria
  • Distance: 36km
  • Time: 08:45 – 11:20 CET
  • Highest Point: 1641m
  • Elevation Gain: 528m
  • Last Edition Winners: Emilie Fleten (1:50:34.0) and Kasper Stadaas (1:37:29.1)
  • SC Play: Bad Gastein Criterium

More information about the Bad Gastein Criterium can be found HERE

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Sportgastein

Thanks to its strategic location at an altitude of 1600 meters, Sportgastein stands out as a winter wonderland with guaranteed snow from mid-November until the end of April. Here, long-distance and traditional cross-country skiers can revel in a network of perfectly groomed tracks for classic and skating techniques and appreciate the winter landscape encompassed by the magnificent Hohe Tauern National Park. 

The premiere weekend in Bad Gastein, Austria, promises a special kick-off for the Ski Classics Season XVI, captivating fans with two thrilling events amidst the picturesque Alps.

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Ski Classics Pro Tour Season XVI (2024/2025)

  • Event 0: December 13, 2024 -Ski Classics Pro Team Presentation XVI – Bad Gastein, Austria
  • Event 1: December 14, 2024 – Bad Gastein ITT – Sportgastein, Austria, 7km
  • Event 2: December 15, 2024 – Bad Gastein Criterium – Sportgastein, Austria, 36km
  • Event 3: Release May 28, 12:00 CET
  • Event 4: Release May 28, 18:30 CET
  • Event 5: Release May 29, 12:00 CET
  • Event 6: Release May 30, 12:00 CET
  • Event 7: Release May 31, 12:00 CET
  • Event 8: Release June 1, 12:00 CET
  • Event 9: Release June 1, 18:30 CET
  • Event 10: Release June 2, 12:00 CET
  • Event 11: Release June 3, 12:00 CET
  • Event 12: Release June 4, 12:00 CET
  • Event 13: Release June 5, 12:00 CET
  • Event 14: Release June 5, 18:30 CET
  • Full Calendar Release: June 6, 12:00 CET

The Season XVI of Ski Classics Pro Tour consists of 14 events on 10 event weekends in 6 different countries. The season starts on December 13, 2024, and ends on March 30, 2025, at (to be revealed)… 

For more updates and detailed information about the Ski Classics Pro Tour, make sure to visit skiclassics.com.

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