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A review of the 2011 World Championship

The 2011 Nordic Ski World Championship (NWSC) was a phenomenal success for Norway as a ski-Nation as well as Ski-VM 2011 AS as an organizer, Oslo as a host City and Holmenkollen as a venue.

The 2011 Nordic Ski World Championship was a phenomenal success for Norway as a sk-Nation as well as Ski-VM 2011 AS as an organizer, Oslo as a host City and Holmenkollen as a venue.  The final report from the Organizer is now released, and the photos and description of the 2011 NWSC are impressive.  Many interesting articles show for example that while Norway was clearly the front Nation in Cross-Country, Austria was even more so in Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined.  The largest group of volunteers (among a total of 2300) were women between 20 – 29 years of age, and men between 60 – 69 years.  The biggest spectator day in the arena was March 3rd with 50,440 tickets sold (Womens 4 x 5 km Relay and Men’s Individual Ski Jump on the Holmenkollen hill).  The lowest spectator days were February 28th and March 1st (individual Cross-Country 10 km Women and 15 km Men) with about 10,200 tickets each.  The media interest was huge, with 1651 accredited media persons within press, photo and television.