1998–99 FIS Cross-Country World Cup

The 1998–99 FIS Cross-Country World Cup was the 18th official World Cup season in cross-country skiing for men and ladies. The season began in Muonio, Finland on 28 November 1998 and finished at Holmenkollen, Oslo, Norway on 20 March 1999. Bjørn Dæhlie of Norway won the overall men's cup.[1] Bente Martinsen of Norway won the women's cup[2] on more victories than Stefania Belmondo of Italy after both finished the season achieving 768 points.

1998–99 FIS Cross-Country World Cup
Discipline Men Women
Overall Norway Bjørn Dæhlie (6th title) Norway Bente Martinsen
Long Distance Austria Mikhail Botvinov Estonia Kristina Šmigun
Sprint Norway Bjørn Dæhlie Norway Bente Martinsen
Nations Cup Norway Norway Russia Russia
Nations Cup Overall Norway Norway
Competition
Locations 14 venues 14 venues
Individual 19 events 19 events
Relay/Team 6 events 6 events

The 1998–99 season was the last season the results from World Championships counted in the overall World Cup standings.

CalendarEdit

MenEdit

C - Classic / F - Freestyle
WC Date Location Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 28 November 1998   Muonio 10 km F   Per Elofsson   Bjørn Dæhlie   Sami Repo [1]
2 10 December 1998   Milano Sprint F   Mathias Fredriksson   Peter Schlickenrieder   Thobias Fredriksson [2]
3 12 December 1998   Toblach 10 km F   Bjørn Dæhlie   Mikhail Botvinov   Alois Stadlober [3]
4 13 December 1998 15 km C   Bjørn Dæhlie   Espen Bjervig   Jari Isometsä [4]
5 19 December 1998   Davos 30 km C   Bjørn Dæhlie   Alexey Prokurorov   Mikhail Botvinov [5]
6 27 December 1998   Garmisch-Partenkirchen Sprint F   Tor Arne Hetland   Thobias Fredriksson   Ari Palolahti [6]
7 28 December 1998   Engelberg Sprint F   Tor Arne Hetland   Christian Hoffmann   Patrik Mächler [7]
8 29 December 1998   Kitzbühel Sprint F   Peter Schlickenrieder   Thobias Fredriksson   Christian Hoffmann [8]
9 5 January 1999   Otepää 15 km C   Espen Bjervig   Mika Myllylä   Anders Bergström [9]
10 9 January 1999   Nové Město 15 km C   Bjørn Dæhlie   Erling Jevne   Espen Bjervig [10]
11 12 January 1999 30 km F   Mikhail Botvinov   Bjørn Dæhlie   Per Elofsson [11]
12 14 February 1999   Seefeld 10 km F   Mika Myllylä   Mikhail Botvinov   Jari Isometsä [12]
FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1999 (19–28 February 1999)
13 19 February 1999   Ramsau 30 km F   Mika Myllylä   Thomas Alsgaard   Bjørn Dæhlie [13]
14 22 February 1999 10 km C   Mika Myllylä   Alois Stadlober   Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset [14]
15 23 February 1999 10 km C + 15 km F
Combined pursuit
  Thomas Alsgaard   Mika Myllylä   Fulvio Valbusa [15]
16 28 February 1999 50 km C   Mika Myllylä   Andrus Veerpalu   Mikhail Botvinov [16]
17 7 March 1999   Lahti 15 km C   Bjørn Dæhlie   Vladimir Vilisov   Frode Estil [17]
18 13 March 1999   Falun 30 km C   Anders Bergström   Mikhail Botvinov   Mika Myllylä [18]
19 20 March 1999   Oslo 50 km C   Mikhail Botvinov   Bjørn Dæhlie   Christian Hoffmann [19]

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

WomenEdit

C - Classic / F - Freestyle
WC Date Location Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 28 November 1998   Muonio 5 km F   Kateřina Neumannová   Stefania Belmondo   Nina Gavrylyuk [20]
2 10 December 1998   Milano Sprint F   Anita Moen   Andreja Mali   Bente Martinsen [21]
3 12 December 1998   Toblach 5 km F   Kateřina Neumannová   Antonina Ordina   Nina Gavrylyuk [22]
4 13 December 1998 10 km C   Bente Martinsen   Nina Gavrylyuk   Antonina Ordina [23]
5 19 December 1998   Davos 15 km C   Olga Danilova   Bente Martinsen   Larisa Lazutina [24]
6 27 December 1998   Garmisch-Partenkirchen Sprint F   Bente Martinsen   Kristina Šmigun   Andreja Mali [25]
7 28 December 1998   Engelberg Sprint F   Bente Martinsen   Maj Helen Sorkmo   Karin Moroder [26]
8 29 December 1998   Kitzbühel Sprint F   Bente Martinsen   Andreja Mali   Anne Kristi Marken [27]
9 5 January 1999   Otepää 10 km C   Bente Martinsen   Antonina Ordina   Kristina Šmigun [28]
10 9 January 1999   Nové Město 10 km C   Bente Martinsen   Kateřina Neumannová   Svetlana Nageykina [29]
11 12 January 1999 15 km F   Kristina Šmigun   Stefania Belmondo   Nina Gavrylyuk [30]
12 14 February 1999   Seefeld 5 km F   Nina Gavrylyuk   Anfisa Reztsova   Stefania Belmondo [31]
FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1999 (19–28 February 1999)
13 19 February 1999   Ramsau 15 km F   Stefania Belmondo   Kristina Šmigun   Maria Theurl [32]
14 22 February 1999 5 km C   Bente Martinsen   Olga Danilova   Kateřina Neumannová [33]
15 23 February 1999 5 km C + 10 km F
Combined pursuit
  Stefania Belmondo   Nina Gavrylyuk   Iryna Terelia [34]
16 27 February 1999 30 km C   Larisa Lazutina   Olga Danilova   Kristina Šmigun [35]
17 7 March 1999   Lahti 10 km C   Larisa Lazutina   Bente Martinsen   Kateřina Neumannová [36]
18 13 March 1999   Falun 15 km C   Larisa Lazutina   Svetlana Nageykina   Natalya Baranova-Masalkina [37]
19 20 March 1999   Oslo 30 km C   Yuliya Chepalova   Stefania Belmondo   Kristina Šmigun [38]

Note: Until 1999 World Championships, 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 29 November 1998     Muonio 4 × 10 km relay F     Sweden
Anders Bergström
Magnus Ingesson
Mathias Fredriksson
Per Elofsson
  Norway
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Kristen Skjeldal
Bjørn Dæhlie
Tor Arne Hetland
  Italy
Fabio Maj
Silvio Fauner
Pietro Piller Cottrer
Maurizio Pozzi
[3]
2 20 December 1999     Davos 4 × 10 km relay C/F     Norway
Espen Bjervig
Erling Jevne
Bjørn Dæhlie
Tor Arne Hetland
  Sweden
Anders Bergström
Niklas Jonsson
Mathias Fredriksson
Per Elofsson
  Austria
Alexander Marent
Alois Stadlober
Mikhail Botvinov
Achim Walcher
[4]
3 10 January 1999     Nové Město 4 × 10 km relay C/F     Austria
Markus Gandler
Alexander Marent
Mikhail Botvinov
Christian Hoffmann
  Italy
Fulvio Valbusa
Fabio Maj
Pietro Piller Cottrer
Silvio Fauner
  Norway
Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset
Erling Jevne
Frode Jermstad
Tor Arne Hetland
[5]
4 26 February 1999     Ramsau 4 × 10 km relay C/F     Austria
Markus Gandler
Alois Stadlober
Mikhail Botvinov
Christian Hoffmann
  Norway
Espen Bjervig
Erling Jevne
Bjørn Dæhlie
Thomas Alsgaard
  Italy
Giorgio Di Centa
Fabio Maj
Fulvio Valbusa
Silvio Fauner
[6]
5 14 March 1999     Falun 4 × 10 km relay C/F     Sweden
Mathias Fredriksson
Anders Bergström
Per Elofsson
Jörgen Brink
  Finland
Janne Immonen
Harri Kirvesniemi
Mika Myllylä
Sami Repo
  Russia
Vitaly Denisov
Mikhail Ivanov
Alexey Prokurorov
Vladimir Vilisov
[7]
6 21 March 1999     Oslo 4 × 10 km relay C     Norway
Frode Estil
Espen Bjervig
Anders Aukland
Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset
  Russia
Vitaly Denisov
Mikhail Ivanov
Alexey Prokurorov
Vladimir Vilisov
  Italy
Silvio Fauner
Giorgio Di Centa
Fabio Maj
Fulvio Valbusa
[8]

Women's teamEdit

WC Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Ref.
1 29 November 1998     Muonio 4 × 5 km relay F     Russia I
Olga Danilova
Anfisa Reztsova
Larisa Lazutina
Nina Gavrylyuk
  Italy
Karin Moroder
Gabriella Paruzzi
Sabina Valbusa
Stefania Belmondo
  Norway
Bente Martinsen
Elin Nilsen
Anita Moen
Maj Helen Sorkmo
[9]
2 20 December 1999     Davos 4 × 5 km relay C/F     Russia I
Olga Danilova
Svetlana Nageykina
Larisa Lazutina
Nina Gavrylyuk
  Italy
Gabriella Paruzzi
Antonella Confortola
Stefania Belmondo
Sabina Valbusa
  Russia II
Marina Lazskaja
Natalya Baranova-Masalkina
Yuliya Chepalova
Anfisa Reztsova
[10]
3 10 January 1999     Nové Město 4 × 5 km relay C/F     Russia
Svetlana Nageykina
Nina Gavrylyuk
Anfisa Reztsova
Yuliya Chepalova
  Norway
Maj Helen Sorkmo
Anita Moen
Elin Nilsen
Bente Martinsen
  Italy
Gabriella Paruzzi
Antonella Confortola
Stefania Belmondo
Sabina Valbusa
[11]
4 26 February 1999     Ramsau 4 × 5 km relay C/F     Russia
Olga Danilova
Larisa Lazutina
Anfisa Reztsova
Nina Gavrylyuk
  Italy
Sabina Valbusa
Gabriella Paruzzi
Antonella Confortola
Stefania Belmondo
  Germany
Viola Bauer
Ramona Roth
Evi Sachenbacher
Sigrid Wille
[12]
5 14 March 1999     Falun 4 × 5 km relay C/F     Russia I
Svetlana Nageykina
Natalya Baranova-Masalkina
Yuliya Chepalova
Larisa Lazutina
  Russia II
Nina Gavrylyuk
Lyubov Yegorova
Anfisa Reztsova
Irina Skladneva
  Italy
Sabina Valbusa
Gabriella Paruzzi
Antonella Confortola
Stefania Belmondo
[13]
6 21 March 1999     Oslo 4 × 5 km relay C     Russia I
Svetlana Nageykina
Nina Gavrylyuk
Yuliya Chepalova
Larisa Lazutina
  Russia II
Natalya Baranova-Masalkina
Lyubov Yegorova
Anfisa Reztsova
Irina Skladneva
  Norway
Bente Martinsen
Hilde Glomsås
Elin Nilsen
Anita Moen
[14]

Men's standingsEdit

OverallEdit

Ladies' standingsEdit

Note:   : When the season ended, Bente Martinsen and Stefania Belmondo were equal on points. Bente Martinsen won the Overall World Cup on most victories (Martinsen 7-2 Belmondo).

AchievementsEdit

Victories in this World Cup (all-time number of victories as of 1998/99 season in parentheses)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cup Standing – Cross-Country World Cup 1999 – Men". International Ski Federation. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Cup Standing – Cross-Country World Cup 1999 – Ladies". International Ski Federation. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  3. ^ "29.11.98 Muonio, Finland Men 4 x 10 km, 4 x free". lipas.uwasa.fi. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  4. ^ "20.12.98 Davos, Switzerland Men 4 x 10 km, 2 x classic + 2 x free". lipas.uwasa.fi. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Nové Město Result". skisport365.com. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  6. ^ "World Ski Championships - Men's Rel 4x10 km". fis-ski.com. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
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  8. ^ "Holmenkollen Result". skisport365.com. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  9. ^ "29.11.98 Muonio, Finland Ladies 4 x 5 km, 4 x free". lipas.uwasa.fi. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  10. ^ "20.12.98 Davos, Switzerland Ladies 4 x 5 km, 2 x classic + 2 x free". lipas.uwasa.fi. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
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  12. ^ "World Ski Championships - Ladies' Rel 4x5 km". International Ski Federation (FIS). Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  13. ^ "14.3.99 Falun, Sweden Ladies 4 x 5 km, 2 x classic + 2 x free". lipas.uwasa.fi. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Nové Město Result". skisport365.com. Retrieved 9 February 2018.