On January 20th, the 2024 China Daqing First International Youth Cross-country Skiing Short Race was held in Sanyong Lake, Daqing, under the guidance of China Skiing Association, sponsored by Daqing Sports Bureau and Daqing Longfeng District Government, undertaken by Daqing Karhu Sports Culture Co., Ltd. and Beijing Sanbei Aoxue International Competition Management Co., Ltd., and co-organized by Daqing Longfeng District Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau and Daqing Longfeng District Education Bureau.
The competition was established: 10 km for men/women aged 17-18, 5 km for men/women aged 15-16, 2.5 km for men/women aged 13-14 and 1.5 km for men/women aged 11-12. In addition, in order to encourage the public to participate in the competition, a 10-kilometer freestyle skiing competition for men and women was added.
This competition attracted 60 young athletes from Russia, the Republic of Russia, the Republic of Sakha, Kazakhstan and France, and nearly 500 cross-country skiers from China. The settlement of this event in Daqing will inject new vitality into the revitalization and economic growth of the ice and snow sports tourism industry in Daqing and build a bridge of friendship for sports and cultural exchanges between European and Asian countries.
After fierce competition: the men’s 10km champion was won by Russian Filipoff • For Ole and sergeyevich, Russian Lebedev • Slavic Evgenyevich of Wache won the runner-up, and Russian player Stramilav • Gregory • Romanovic won the third place.
The women’s 10km champion was given to Gina &bull by Russian player Nini; Alina • Vidaliyevna picked it. China’s Chen Jiayi won the runner-up, Russian Mirnikova • Sophia alekseev won the third place.
The men’s 5km champion was won by China’s Zhong Guoqiang and Kazakh’s Garasbek • Azimu won the runner-up and China’s Jin Yuchen won the third place.
The women’s 5 km champion was won by Russian player Goncearuc • Sophia • Vidaliyevna won, Russia’s Skupoyeva • Uriana • Alekseev Na won the runner-up, Russian player Sambuyeva • Ye Li Zaveta • Ba Li Lovna won the third place.
The men’s 2.5km champion was won by Russian player Putintsev • Dmitry • Alexeyevich won, Russian player Lu Dehe • Sergey • Alexeyevich won the runner-up, Russian Krymukin • Nigada • Sergeyevich won the third place.
The women’s 2.5 km champion was won by Kazakhstan’s Trevor Onava • Valeria won, Russia’s Kolaxin • Balina • Evgenyev Na won the runner-up, Russian player Malkova • Anna • Alekseev Na won the third place.
The men’s 1.5km champion was won by Russian player sakr • Andre • Jurjevic won, Russian Leochiev • Mikhail • Alexeyevich won the second place, and the third place belongs to Russian player Durbanov • Yegaoer • Vladimirovich won the third place.
The women’s 1.5km champion was won by China’s Zheng Xunuo, Russian player Gusheva • Yekaterina • Aleksandrovna won the runner-up and China’s Zhang Xinyao won the third place.
The purpose of this competition is to cultivate the development concept of "ice and snow are also Jinshan Yinshan" and vigorously develop the ice and snow sports industry. Conscientiously implement the requirements of accelerating the development of ice and snow economy in the province, accelerate the development of ice and snow industry, and make social responsibility of Heilongjiang Province.
On the occasion of the successful bid for the 2025 Harbin Asian Winter Games, we will take sports as a link and cross-country skiing as a bridge to enhance the exchange and mutual learning between sports and cultures of Asian and European countries, so as to "gather the light of sports for march towards a great future together’s future".