More than 1.3 million on-site spectators at FIS World Cups
2006-04-21 10:22:00 zheng

April 11th, 2006 - // In the course of the 2005-2006 season, more than 1.3 million spectators attended the FIS World Cup events in the six FIS Olympic disciplines.

From October 2005 to March 2006, the mení»s Audi FIS Alpine World Cup had more than 335,000 spectators in 11 nations on three continents. At the same time, the ladiesí» Audi FIS Alpine World Cup circuit was enjoyed by almost 140,000 on-site viewers in 13 nations across Europe and North America.

In the Viessmann FIS World Cup Cross-Country, almost 315,000 fans in 11 nations got to enjoy the performances of their favorite skiers. In nine nations in Europe and Japan, the E-ON Ruhrgas FIS World Cup Ski Jumping was visited by almost 400,000 people this season. In addition, there were 80,000 spectators at the FIS Ski Flying World Champions at Tauplitz/Bad Mitterndorf (AUT) in January 2006. For Nordic Combined, the Warsteiner World Cup visited seven nations and was seen by almost 60,000 spectators.

The Nokia Snowboard FIS World Cup circuit, visiting ten nations on four continents, had more than 80,000 on-site spectators while the FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup was viewed by more than 100,000 local on-site visitors in 13 nations also on four continents.

From FIS website

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