1997–98 FIS Cross-Country World Cup

The 1997–98 FIS Cross-Country World Cup was the 17th official World Cup season in cross-country skiing for men and ladies. The season began in Beitostølen, Norway, on 22 November 1997 and finished at Holmenkollen, Oslo, Norway, on 14 March 1998. Thomas Alsgaard of Norway won the overall men's cup,[1] and Larisa Lazutina of Russia won the women's.[2]

1997–98 FIS Cross-Country World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall Norway Thomas Alsgaard Russia Larisa Lazutina (2nd title)
Long Distance Norway Thomas Alsgaard Russia Larisa Lazutina
Sprint Norway Thomas Alsgaard Norway Bente Martinsen
Nations Cup Norway Norway Russia Russia
Nations Cup Overall Norway Norway
Competition
Locations 9 venues 9 venues
Individual 12 events 12 events
Relay/Team 4 events 4 events

CalendarEdit

MenEdit

C – Classic / F – Freestyle
WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 22 November 1997     Beitostølen 10 km C     Bjørn Dæhlie   Vladimir Smirnov   Erling Jevne [3]
2 10 December 1997     Milano Sprint F     Ari Palolahti   Thobias Fredriksson   Christian Hoffmann [4]
3 13 December 1997     Val di Fiemme 10 km C     Bjørn Dæhlie   Sture Sivertsen   Vladimir Smirnov [5]
4 14 December 1997     Val di Fiemme 15 km F Pursuit     Bjørn Dæhlie   Thomas Alsgaard   Mikhail Botvinov [6]
5 16 December 1997     Val di Fiemme 15 km F     Fulvio Valbusa   Thomas Alsgaard   Bjørn Dæhlie [7]
6 20 December 1997     Davos 30 km C     Bjørn Dæhlie   Thomas Alsgaard   Erling Jevne [8]
7 3 January 1998     Kavgolovo 30 km F     Mika Myllylä   Thomas Alsgaard   Fabio Maj [9]
8 8 January 1998     Ramsau 15 km C     Thomas Alsgaard   Mika Myllylä   Jari Isometsä [10]
9 10 January 1998     Ramsau 30 km F     Thomas Alsgaard   Silvio Fauner   Mikhail Botvinov [11]
1998 Winter Olympics (7–22 February)
10 8 March 1998     Lahti 30 km C     Vladimir Smirnov   Thomas Alsgaard   Frode Estil [12]
11 11 March 1998     Falun 10 km F     Thomas Alsgaard   Mikhail Botvinov   Per Elofsson [13]
12 14 March 1998     Oslo 50 km C     Alexey Prokurorov   Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset   Bjørn Dæhlie [14]

LadiesEdit

C – Classic / F – Freestyle
WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 22 November 1997     Beitostølen 5 km C     Larisa Lazutina   Bente Martinsen   Kateřina Neumannová [15]
2 10 December 1997     Milano Sprint F     Bente Martinsen   Trude Dybendahl   Anita Moen [16]
3 13 December 1997     Val di Fiemme 5 km C     Bente Martinsen   Anita Moen   Larisa Lazutina [17]
4 16 December 1997     Val di Fiemme 15 km F     Larisa Lazutina   Sabina Valbusa   Stefania Belmondo [18]
5 20 December 1997     Davos 15 km C     Yelena Vyalbe   Svetlana Nageykina   Anita Moen [19]
6 4 January 1998     Kavgolovo 10 km F     Yuliya Chepalova   Stefania Belmondo   Larisa Lazutina [20]
7 8 January 1998     Ramsau 10 km C     Marit Mikkelsplass   Bente Martinsen   Kateřina Neumannová [21]
8 9 January 1998     Ramsau 5 km C     Bente Martinsen   Larisa Lazutina   Kateřina Neumannová [22]
9 11 January 1998     Ramsau 10 km F Pursuit     Stefania Belmondo   Larisa Lazutina   Marit Mikkelsplass [23]
1998 Winter Olympics (7–22 February)
10 7 March 1998     Lahti 15 km F     Stefania Belmondo   Larisa Lazutina   Svetlana Nageykina [24]
11 11 March 1998     Falun 5 km F     Larisa Lazutina   Stefania Belmondo   Yuliya Chepalova [25]
12 14 March 1998     Oslo 30 km C     Larisa Lazutina   Svetlana Nageykina   Anita Moen [26]

Men's teamEdit

WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 23 November 1997     Beitostølen 4 × 10 km relay C     Norway I
Thomas Alsgaard
Anders Eide
Erling Jevne
Bjørn Dæhlie
  Finland
Jari Isometsä
Harri Kirvesniemi
Sami Repo
Kuisma Taipale
  Norway II
Sture Sivertsen
Frode Estil
Anders Aukland
Øyvind Skaanes
[27]
2 11 January 1998     Ramsau 4 × 10 km relay C/F     Italy
Fabio Maj
Fulvio Valbusa
Pietro Piller Cottrer
Silvio Fauner
  Sweden
Mathias Fredriksson
Niklas Jonsson
Per Elofsson
Torgny Mogren
  Austria
Mikhail Botvinov
Alois Stadlober
Christian Hoffmann
Achim Walcher
[28]
3 6 March 1998     Lahti 4 × 10 km relay C/F     Finland I
Harri Kirvesniemi
Mika Myllylä
Sami Repo
Jari Isometsä
  Norway
Frode Estil
Sture Sivertsen
Anders Eide
Thomas Alsgaard
  Russia I
Vladimir Legotine
Alexey Prokurorov
Andrey Noutrikhin
Sergey Chepikov
[29]
4 10 March 1998     Falun Team Sprint C/F     Sweden I
Mathias Fredriksson
Per Elofsson
  Norway
Rune Torseth
Tor Arne Hetland
  Finland I
Jari Isometsä
Ari Palolahti
[30]

Ladies' teamEdit

WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 23 November 1997     Beitostølen 4 × 5 km relay C     Russia I
Natalya Baranova-Masalkina
Olga Danilova
Nina Gavrylyuk
Larisa Lazutina
  Norway I
Anita Moen
Marit Mikkelsplass
Trude Dybendahl
Bente Martinsen
  Italy
Karin Moroder
Stefania Belmondo
Sabina Valbusa
Gabriella Paruzzi
[31]
2 14 December 1997     Val di Fiemme 4 × 5 km relay F     Russia I
Svetlana Nageykina
Yelena Vyalbe
Larisa Lazutina
Olga Danilova
  Italy
Gabriella Paruzzi
Manuela Di Centa
Sabina Valbusa
Stefania Belmondo
  Russia II
Natalya Baranova-Masalkina
Olga Zavyalova
Yuliya Chepalova
Nina Gavrylyuk
[32]
3 6 March 1998     Lahti 4 × 5 km relay C/F     Russia I
Olga Danilova
Larisa Lazutina
Nina Gavrylyuk
Yuliya Chepalova
  Norway
Bente Martinsen
Marit Mikkelsplass
Elin Nilsen
Trude Dybendahl
  Russia II
Svetlana Nageykina
Natalya Baranova-Masalkina
Olga Zavyalova
Irina Skladneva
[33]
4 10 March 1998     Falun Team Sprint C/F      Switzerland
Sylvia Honegger
Brigitte Albrecht-Loretan
  France
Sophie Villeneuve
Karine Philippot
  Russia I
Irina Skladneva
Olga Danilova
[34]

Men's standingsEdit

Ladies' standingsEdit

AchievementsEdit

Victories in this World Cup (all-time number of victories as of 1997/98 season in parentheses)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CUP STANDING CROSS-COUNTRY WORLD CUP 1998 MEN". International Ski Federation. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  2. ^ "CUP STANDING CROSS-COUNTRY WORLD CUP 1998 LADIES". International Ski Federation. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Men's 10 km C – Beitostølen". International Ski Federation.
  4. ^ "Men's Sprint F – Milano". International Ski Federation.
  5. ^ "Men's 10 km C – Val di Fiemme". International Ski Federation.
  6. ^ "Men's 15 km F Pursuit – Val di Fiemme". International Ski Federation.
  7. ^ "Men's 15 km F – Val di Fiemme". International Ski Federation.
  8. ^ "Men's 30 km C – Davos". International Ski Federation.
  9. ^ "Men's 30 km F – Kavgolovo". International Ski Federation.
  10. ^ "Men's 15 km C – Ramsau". International Ski Federation.
  11. ^ "Men's 30 km F – Ramsau". International Ski Federation.
  12. ^ "Men's 30 km C – Lahti". International Ski Federation.
  13. ^ "Men's 10 km F – Falun". International Ski Federation.
  14. ^ "Men's 50 km C – Oslo". International Ski Federation.
  15. ^ "Women's 5 km C – Beitostølen". International Ski Federation.
  16. ^ "Women's Sprint F – Milano". International Ski Federation.
  17. ^ "Women's 5 km C – Val di Fiemme". International Ski Federation.
  18. ^ "Women's 15 km F – Val di Fiemme". International Ski Federation.
  19. ^ "Women's 15 km C – Davos". International Ski Federation.
  20. ^ "Women's 10 km F – Kavgolovo". International Ski Federation.
  21. ^ "Women's 10 km C – Ramsau". International Ski Federation.
  22. ^ "Women's 5 km C – Ramsau". International Ski Federation.
  23. ^ "Women's 10 km F Pursuit – Ramsau". International Ski Federation.
  24. ^ "Women's 15 km F – Lahti". International Ski Federation.
  25. ^ "Women's 5 km F – Falun". International Ski Federation.
  26. ^ "Women's 30 km C – Oslo". International Ski Federation.
  27. ^ "Men 4x10 km Relay C – Beitostølen". skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  28. ^ "Men 4x10 km Relay – Ramsau". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  29. ^ "Men 4x10 km Relay C/F – Lahti". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  30. ^ "Men's Team Sprint (10x1.6 km) C/F – Falun". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  31. ^ "Women 4x5 km Relay C – Beitostølen". skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  32. ^ "Women 4x5 km Relay F– Val di Fiemme". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  33. ^ "Women 4x5 km Relay C/F – Lahti". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  34. ^ "Women's Team Sprint (6x1.6 km) C/F – Falun". Skisport365.com. Retrieved 20 March 2018.