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Italian Sara Pellegrini and Frenchman Jean Tiberghien win the Pursuit events in the cross-country skiing OPA Continental Cup Finals at Baqueira Beret

Italian Sara Pellegrini and Frenchman Jean Tiberghien win the Pursuit events in the cross-country skiing OPA Continental Cup Finals at Baqueira Beret

On Sunday, the last of the three days of the FIS OPA Continental Cup Finals at Beret, Sara Pellegrini, who won yesterday’s Distance event, and Frenchman Jean Tiberghien have taken the winners’ spots on the podium for the Pursuit.

The Spanish team achieved two top 20 places with Imanol Rojo finishing 18th in the 15 km freestyle pursuit and the young María Iglesias coming 20th in the Under-20 10 km event.

 

The classic Distance races in the cross-country skiing OPA Continental Cup Finals at Baqueira Beret have been won by Sara Pellegrini from Italy and Ueli Schnider from Switzerland

The classic Distance races in the cross-country skiing OPA Continental Cup Finals at Baqueira Beret have been won by Sara Pellegrini from Italy and Ueli Schnider from Switzerland

After Friday’s Sprint, on Saturday 17 March the Val d’Aran and Valls d’Àneu resort hosted the distance event featuring a spectacular mass start as the second of the three races in the OPA Continental Cup finals. Basque Imanol Rojo, a member of the Royal Spanish Winter Sports Federation (RFEDI) team, came 23rd in the men’s category.

From 16 to 18 March the Baqueira Beret resort is the venue for the finals of the OPA Cup (also known as the Alpen Cup) in which 140 elite European cross-country skiers, 12 of them Spanish, are taking part.

Sport and hefty study grants at a record-breaking Jesús Serra Foundation Trophy

Sport and hefty study grants at a record-breaking Jesús Serra Foundation Trophy

The 11th Jesús Serra Foundation Trophy was held at the Baqueira Beret ski resort over the weekend of 10-11 March. Nearly 180 amateur and competition skiers took part in the Open Alpine event on Saturday in which they raced side-by-side. Study grants worth €15,000 went to the winners of Sunday’s thrilling parallel slalom.

Baqueira Beret once again hosted the 11th Jesús Serra Foundation Trophy over the weekend of 10-11 March. This time round the Trophy broke all records with 177 people registered for the event. On the day it seemed that the weather was going to be pretty poor. However, “the Trophy was a great success,” said Laura Halpern, Director of the Jesús Serra Foundation, as she thanked all the participants who year after year have remained loyal to the event.

The 5th quattro Era Baishada sweeps into Baqueira Beret

The 5th quattro Era Baishada sweeps into Baqueira Beret

Audi is bringing back the legendary popular race that combines a number of downhill skiing and snowboarding disciplines. The event will take place at Beret Stadium on 17 March. The day will be chock-full of fun, competition and lots of thrills.

You’re in for the ride of your life! That’s how the 5th Era Baishada welcomes its competitors who will be able to take part in the popular race on Saturday, 17 March at Beret. The race, famed for its festive atmosphere and open to all categories, will feature a route aimed at delivering as much fun as possible to ensure that all the racers have a great time. In this way winning will simply become another incentive.

Baqueira Beret to host the FIS cross-country skiing OPA Continental Cup Finals

Baqueira Beret to host the FIS cross-country skiing OPA Continental Cup Finals

The resort will be the venue for the finals of the International Ski Federation (FIS) OPA Cup, a sports event it is hosting for the first time in its history on 16-18 March and where the winners of the European cross-country skiing cup will be decided.

From 16 to 18 March Baqueira Beret will be the venue for the finals of the OPA Cup (also known as the Alpen Cup), which this year is to feature more than 150 elite European cross-country skiers.


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