FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 19.02. - 03.03.2019 in Seefeld
World champion atmosphere with over 200,000 visitors
12 days, 22 medal decisions and 204,400 cheering visitors - the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have gone down in the history of sport in the Olympiaregion Seefeld. With success. The bright picture book weather on almost all days of the competition created a cheerful atmosphere among the visitors from all over the world and the athletes were also enthusiastic about the local conditions.
It was the calm before the storm when the athletes prepared for the coming days on the first day of the World Championships - 1,300 media representatives and journalists opened their quarters in the press centre and the restaurateurs of the Nordic Mile diligently filled their stands. And then it finally happened: On 20.02. the first qualifications and trainings took place in the world championship arena and the visitors had a colourful and sparkling opening ceremony with world champion character in the evening!
From that day on, things changed at the Seefeld venue - nations came together, fans from different countries cheered together, athletes motivated each other and hundreds of international volunteers made a decisive contribution to the success of the World Championships. True to the motto "Hand in Hand", a special atmosphere prevailed in the arena that revived top-class sport in the Olympiaregion Seefeld.