1996–97 FIS Cross-Country World Cup

The 1996–97 FIS Cross-Country World Cup was the 16th official World Cup season in cross-country skiing for men and ladies. The season began in Kiruna, Sweden, on 23 November 1996 and finished in Holmenkollen, Oslo, Norway, on 15 March 1997. Bjørn Dæhlie of Norway won the overall men's cup,[1] and Yelena Vyalbe of Russia won the women's.[2] Both skiers won their fifth overall World Cup.

1996–97 FIS Cross-Country World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall Norway Bjørn Dæhlie (5th title) Russia Yelena Vyalbe (5th title)
Long Distance Finland Mika Myllylä Russia Yelena Vyalbe
Sprint Norway Bjørn Dæhlie Italy Stefania Belmondo
Nations Cup Norway Norway Russia Russia
Nations Cup Overall Norway Norway
Competition
Locations 11 venues 11 venues
Individual 15 events 15 events
Relay/Team 6 events 7 events

CalendarEdit

MenEdit

C – Classic / F – Freestyle
WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 23 November 1996     Kiruna 10 km F     Bjørn Dæhlie   Jari Isometsä   Kristen Skjeldal [3]
2 7 December 1996     Davos 10 km C     Mika Myllylä   Erling Jevne   Fulvio Valbusa [4]
3 14 December 1996     Brusson 15 km F     Bjørn Dæhlie   Fulvio Valbusa   Kristen Skjeldal [5]
4 18 December 1996     Oberstdorf 30 km C     Bjørn Dæhlie   Erling Jevne   Sture Sivertsen [6]
5 4 January 1997     Kavgolovo 30 km F     Mika Myllylä   Fulvio Valbusa   Maurizio Pozzi [7]
6 11 January 1997     Hakuba 10 km C     Silvio Fauner   Erling Jevne   Jari Isometsä [8]
7 12 January 1997     Hakuba 15 km F Pursuit     Silvio Fauner   Giorgio Di Centa   Jari Isometsä [9]
8 19 January 1997     Lahti 30 km C     Vladimir Smirnov   Mika Myllylä   Henrik Forsberg [10]
FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (21 February–2 March)
9 21 February 1997     Trondheim 30 km F     Alexey Prokurorov   Bjørn Dæhlie   Thomas Alsgaard [11]
10 24 February 1997     Trondheim 10 km C     Bjørn Dæhlie   Alexey Prokurorov   Mika Myllylä [12]
11 25 February 1997     Trondheim 15 km F Pursuit     Bjørn Dæhlie   Mika Myllylä   Alexey Prokurorov [13]
12 2 March 1997     Trondheim 50 km C     Mika Myllylä   Erling Jevne   Bjørn Dæhlie [14]
13 8 March 1997     Falun 15 km C     Bjørn Dæhlie   Sture Sivertsen   Erling Jevne [15]
14 11 March 1997     Sunne Sprint F     Bjørn Dæhlie   Tore Bjonviken   Mathias Fredriksson [16]
15 15 March 1997     Oslo 50 km F     Pietro Piller Cottrer   Tor Arne Hetland   Bjørn Dæhlie [17]

Note: Until FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1999, World Championship races are part of the World Cup. Hence results from those races are included in the World Cup overall.

LadiesEdit

C – Classic / F – Freestyle
WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 23 November 1996     Kiruna 5 km F     Yelena Vyalbe   Stefania Belmondo   Nina Gavrylyuk [18]
2 7 December 1996     Davos 10 km C     Stefania Belmondo   Yelena Vyalbe   Nina Gavrylyuk [19]
3 14 December 1996     Brusson 15 km F     Stefania Belmondo   Yelena Vyalbe   Nina Gavrylyuk [20]
4 18 December 1996     Oberstdorf 10 km C     Trude Dybendahl   Bente Martinsen   Anita Moen [21]
5 5 January 1997     Kavgolovo 15 km F     Yelena Vyalbe   Larisa Lazutina   Lyubov Yegorova [22]
6 11 January 1997     Hakuba 5 km C     Stefania Belmondo   Kateřina Neumannová   Yelena Vyalbe [23]
7 12 January 1997     Hakuba 10 km F Pursuit     Stefania Belmondo   Kateřina Neumannová   Yelena Vyalbe [24][25]
8 18 January 1997     Lahti 15 km C     Marit Mikkelsplass   Yelena Vyalbe   Stefania Belmondo [26]
FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (21 February–2 March)
9 21 February 1997     Trondheim 15 km F     Yelena Vyalbe   Stefania Belmondo   Kateřina Neumannová [27]
10 23 February 1997     Trondheim 5 km C     Yelena Vyalbe   Stefania Belmondo   Olga Danilova [28]
11 24 February 1997     Trondheim 10 km F Pursuit     Yelena Vyalbe   Stefania Belmondo   Nina Gavrylyuk [29]
12 1 March 1997     Trondheim 30 km C     Yelena Vyalbe   Stefania Belmondo   Marit Mikkelsplass [30]
13 8 March 1997     Falun 5 km F     Yelena Vyalbe   Stefania Belmondo   Kateřina Neumannová [31]
14 11 March 1997     Sunne Sprint F     Trude Dybendahl   Yelena Vyalbe   Bente Martinsen [32]
15 15 March 1997     Oslo 30 km F     Stefania Belmondo   Yelena Vyalbe   Elin Nilsen [33]

Note: Until FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1999, World Championship races are part of the World Cup. Hence results from those races are included in the World Cup overall.

Men's teamEdit

WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 24 November 1996     Kiruna 4 × 10 km relay C     Finland I
Sami Repo
Harri Kirvesniemi
Mika Myllylä
Jari Isometsä
  Italy I
Fabio Maj
Silvio Fauner
Sergio Piller
Fulvio Valbusa
  Norway I
Kristen Skjeldal
Anders Eide
Vegard Ulvang
Bjørn Dæhlie
[34]
2 8 December 1996     Davos 4 × 10 km relay C     Finland I
Jari Isometsä
Sami Repo
Harri Kirvesniemi
Mika Myllylä
  Sweden
Mathias Fredriksson
Anders Bergström
Niklas Jonsson
Henrik Forsberg
  Norway I
Kristen Skjeldal
Vegard Ulvang
Anders Eide
Sture Sivertsen
[35]
3 15 December 1996     Brusson 4 × 10 km relay F     Norway
Egil Kristiansen
Anders Eide
Kristen Skjeldal
Bjørn Dæhlie
  Italy
Maurizio Pozzi
Fulvio Valbusa
Gaudenzio Godioz
Silvio Fauner
  Sweden
Mathias Fredriksson
Anders Bergström
Niklas Jonsson
Torgny Mogren
[36]
4 18 January 1997     Lahti Team Sprint F     Italy
Maurizio Pozzi
Giorgio Di Centa
  Finland I
Ari Palolahti
Jari Räsänen
  Sweden
Magnus Ingesson
Håkan Nordbäck
[37]
5 28 February 1997     Trondheim 4 × 10 km relay C/F     Norway
Sture Sivertsen
Erling Jevne
Bjørn Dæhlie
Thomas Alsgaard
  Finland
Harri Kirvesniemi
Mika Myllylä
Jari Räsänen
Jari Isometsä
  Italy
Giorgio Di Centa
Silvio Fauner
Pietro Piller Cottrer
Fulvio Valbusa
[38]
6 9 March 1997     Falun 4 × 10 km relay C/F     Norway I
Sture Sivertsen
Erling Jevne
Kristen Skjeldal
Bjørn Dæhlie
  Norway II
Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset
Øyvind Skaanes
Krister Sørgård
Thomas Alsgaard
  Sweden I
Mathias Fredriksson
Henrik Forsberg
Torgny Mogren
Anders Bergström
[39]

Ladies' teamEdit

WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 24 November 1996     Kiruna 4 × 5 km relay C     Russia I
Nina Gavrylyuk
Larisa Lazutina
Lyubov Yegorova
Yelena Vyalbe
  Norway I
Trude Dybendahl
Marit Mikkelsplass
Anita Moen
Bente Martinsen
  Russia II
Svetlana Nageykina
Olga Zavyalova
Yuliya Chepalova
Olga Danilova
[40]
2 8 December 1996     Davos 4 × 5 km relay C     Norway I
Bente Martinsen
Anita Moen
Marit Mikkelsplass
Trude Dybendahl
  Russia I
Nina Gavrylyuk
Larisa Lazutina
Lyubov Yegorova
Yelena Vyalbe
  Russia II
Natalya Baranova-Masalkina
Svetlana Nageykina
Yuliya Chepalova
Olga Danilova
[41]
3 15 December 1996     Brusson 4 × 5 km relay F     Russia I
Nina Gavrylyuk
Olga Danilova
Lyubov Yegorova
Yelena Vyalbe
  Russia II
Olga Zavyalova
Svetlana Nageykina
Larisa Lazutina
Yuliya Chepalova
  Italy
Gabriella Paruzzi
Sabina Valbusa
Guidina Dal Sasso
Stefania Belmondo
[42]
4 18 January 1997     Lahti Team Sprint F     Italy I
Sabina Valbusa
Stefania Belmondo
  Russia I
Nina Gavrylyuk
Yelena Vyalbe
  Norway I
Anita Moen
Trude Dybendahl
[43]
5 28 February 1997     Trondheim 4 × 5 km relay C/F     Russia
Olga Danilova
Larisa Lazutina
Nina Gavrylyuk
Yelena Vyalbe
  Norway
Bente Martinsen
Marit Mikkelsplass
Elin Nilsen
Trude Dybendahl
  Finland
Riikka Sirviö
Tuulikki Pyykkönen
Kati Pulkkinen
Satu Salonen
[44]
6 9 March 1997     Falun 4 × 5 km relay C/F     Russia I
Olga Danilova
Larisa Lazutina
Nina Gavrylyuk
Yelena Vyalbe
  Norway
Bente Martinsen
Trude Dybendahl
Elin Nilsen
Maj Helen Sorkmo
  Finland
Tuulikki Pyykkönen
Riikka Sirviö
Kati Pulkkinen
Satu Salonen
[45]
7 16 March 1997     Oslo 4 × 5 km relay F     Russia I
Olga Danilova
Nina Gavrylyuk
Svetlana Nageykina
Yelena Vyalbe
  Norway I
Anita Moen
Elin Nilsen
Marit Mikkelsplass
Trude Dybendahl
  Italy
Gabriella Paruzzi
Lara Peyrot
Sabina Valbusa
Stefania Belmondo
[46]

Men's standingsEdit


Ladies' standingsEdit

AchievementsEdit

Victories in this World Cup (all-time number of victories as of 1996/97 season in parentheses)

ReferencesEdit

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