Last weekend, 24th and 25th november 2012, months long season World Cup cross-country skiing began. As usual, the competition started in Scandinavia. The first scene was Gaellivare in Sweden, where Alpina athletes won great results.
Norvegian Peter Northug won 7th place, Russian Belov Evgeniy 8th, Lukas Bauer 10 th place.
First Women cross country race has given good results, the most successful was Norwegian Skofterud Vibeke W., on 6 th place.
XC World Cup season will continue in Finnland, Kuusamo.