Wisla will host the best ski jumpers in the world - July 2016

Wisla will host the best ski jumpers in the world - July 2016

AUTHOR: Press Office PUBLISHED AT: 21-06-2016
Agreements between FIS, PZN and Organizing Committee were officially signed. Wisla is getting ready for arrival of the best ski jumpers from around the world for FIS Summer Grand Prix competition (21st - 23rd of July 2016)

At the beginning of June 2016 Congress FIS officially approved the calendar of FIS Grand Prix in ski jumping containing competition in Wisla (21st - 23rd of July 2016).

First meeting of the Organizing Committee for FIS Grand Prix Wisla 2016 in skijumping took place on Tuesday - 21st of June 2016 in City Hall. Debates OC was leading by Chairman ŚBZN and Vice-chairman PZN - Andrzej Wasowicz as well as by the Mayor of the City - Tomasz Bujok, who said: - In this year, finally, the FIS Summer Grand Prix  will not overlap with The Beskids’ Culture Week. I hope that this date will settle permanently in the calendar, because FIS Grand Prix deserves to be an individual event in our city. We have no doubts about its value and we want to promote it properly.

Wisla is getting ready for arrival of the best ski jumpers from around the world. On Thursday - 21st of July will take place training series (start 16:00) and qualification (18:00). Both competitions: team and individual (July 22-23) will start at 14:50 with trial round at 13:40. Full coverage of the competition will provide TVP Sport and final rounds will show open canal TVP - informed Andrzej Wasowicz, Chairman Organizing Committee FIS Grand Prix Wisla 2016.

Tickets:

Tickets for FIS Grand Prix Wisla 2016 are available on the website: www.kupbilet.pl and at the shop “Wiślaczek” in the city center.

Transport:

Good information! For the fans of ski jumping - Wispol company will provide transport from the city center to the jumping hill.

 

Program of the FIS Grand Prix Wisla 2016:

Thursday, 21st of July 2016

16:00 - official training - 2 series

18:00 - qualifications

19:00 - bib distribution in town (Hoff’s square)

Friday, 22nd of July 2016

12:40 - opening the gates for fans

13:40 - trial round

14:50 - first round team competition

16:00 - final round team competition

awards ceremony

Saturday, 23rd of July 2016

12:40 - opening the gates for fans

13:40 - trial round

14:50 - first round individual competition

16:00 - final round individual competition

awards ceremony