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FIS Cross-Country World Cup

The FIS Cross-Country World Cup is an annual cross-country skiing competition, arranged by the International Ski Federation (FIS) since 1981. The competition was arranged unofficially between 1973 and 1981, although it received provisional recognition on the 31. FIS Congress, 29–30 April 1977 in Bariloche, Argentina.[1]

Most successful race winners

As of February 15, 2014

Women

Rank # Women Career World Cup Stage World Cup
(Nordic Op., TdS, WC Final)
Total wins
Wins Distance Sprint Wins Distance Sprint
1. Marit Bjørgen 1999–active 64 34 26 17 9 8 81
2. Justyna Kowalczyk 2001–active 30 23 7 19 14 5 49
3. Yelena Välbe 1987–1998 45 44 1 - - - 45
4. Bente Skari 1992–2003 42 25 17 - - - 42
5. Virpi Kuitunen 1997–2010 20 13 7 7 5 2 27
6. Petra Majdič 1999–2011 16 1 15 8 2 6 24
7. Stefania Belmondo 1989–2002 23 23 - - - - 23
8. Larisa Lazutina 1984–2002 21 21 - - - - 21
9. Kateřina Neumannová 1992–2007 18 16 2 1 1 - 19
10. Yuliya Chepalova 1995–2010 18 17 1 - - 18
11. Kristina Šmigun 1994–2009 16 14 2 - - - 16
12. Manuela Di Centa 1982–1998 15 15 - - - - 15
13. Lyubov Yegorova 1984–2003 13 13 - - - - 13
  • With 64 victories in World Cup and total 81 in all competitions Bjørgen is record-holder among both women and men.

Men

Rank # Men Career World Cup Stage World Cup
(Nordic Op., TdS, WC Final)
Total wins
Wins Distance Sprint Wins Distance Sprint
1. Bjørn Dæhlie 1989–1999 46 45 1 - - - 46
2. Vladimir Smirnov 1982–1999 30 30 - - - - 30
Gunde Svan 1983–1991 30 30 - - - - 30
4. Petter Northug 2005–active 18 12 6 12 8 4 30
5. Torgny Mogren 1983–1998 13 13 - - - - 13
Thomas Alsgaard 1993–2003 13 11 2 - - - 13
Emil Jönsson 2003–active 13 - 13 3 - 3 16
8. Jens Arne Svartedal 2000–active 12 1 11 - - - 12
9. Tor Arne Hetland 1995–2009 11 2 9 2 - 2 13
Lukáš Bauer 1997–active 11 11 - 7 7 - 18
Ola Vigen Hattestad 2001–active 11 - 11 - - - 11
Tobias Angerer 1998–active 11 11 - - - - 11
Per Elofsson 1996–2004 11 11 - - - - 11
Dario Cologna 2007–active 11 9 2 8 7 1 19

Champions

References

  1. ^ FIS History FIS-Ski.com

External links

  • Official website
  • Cross-Country at FIS-Ski.com
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