First World Cup meeting in Bansko

Friday, 14 October 2011
First World Cup meeting in Bansko

In February next year, Bansko will host the launch of four World Cup alpine skiing events.

The starts for men, which are the giant slalom and slalom will be on 18 and 19 February, and women will compete in downhill and super G on 25 and 26 February.

In connection with the organization of the competitions was held the first meeting at the Ministry of Physical Education and Sport. At the meeting was present the secretary of the municipality of Bansko- Veselinka Durchova.

The issues discussed were related to organization and the commitment of Bansko as a host of prestigious competitions.

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Infos on Bansko, Bulgaria
  • Total ski runs: 70km
  • Longest run: 16km
  • Off-piste skiing: Yes
  • Slopes exposure: North
  • Highest ski point: 2600m
  • Max vertical drop: 1630m
  • Height of resort: 930m
  • Drags: 16
  • Chairlifts: 6
  • Gondolas: 1
  • Artificial snow: 100% coverage
  • Night skiing: Yes
  • Snowboarding: Yes
  • Ski-Doo: Yes
  • Season starts: middle Dec.
  • Season ends: middle April