450 VOLUNTEERS WILL BE INVOLVED IN STAGING OF THE BIATHLON WORLD CUP FINAL

The process of getting ready for the Biathlon World Cup Final in Ugra is currently in full swing. Today the top biathletes from 27 countries will arrive to Khanty-Mansiysk.

The special volunteer teams are also going to participate in carrying these major international competitions. Most of volunteers have a big experience of working on top international sport events, including Olympic and Paralympic Games. The total number of volunteers involved in staging of the World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk is 450.

Young people will work as team attachés, interpreters, personnel of transport, catering and accommodation services. Besides, almost half of them will deal with preparing tracks for the races. 150 volunteers will be involved in providing access to the stadium and spectators’ stands.

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On the eve of the big sport event all members of the volunteer teams were briefed for accident prevention by officers of police, rescue service and medical aid.

It is to be reminded that BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup Final 2014/2015 will take place in Khanty-Mansiysk on March’16-22. Around 200 athletes from 27 countries will participate in the competitions. The program of the World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk includes 6 men’s and women’s races in 3 disciplines: sprint, pursuit and mass start. The official Closing Ceremony and the awarding of World Cup trophies will be held on March’22 in the Tennis Centre of Ugra.