Two final FIS Citizen races (FIS-CIT) on March 16th and 17th in Val d’Isère (FRA) closed the 2018/2019 Arnold Lunn World Cup series. This World Cup, part of the FIS-CIT races, pays tribute to Sir Arnold Lunn, the founder of Alpine ski competitions. At 36 Arnold Lunn World Cup races, in South Africa, Spain and France, in Switzerland and Italy, in Austria, Belgium and Germany, athletes could achieve ALWC points.
The winners of the ALWC were Carole Gilardoni from Italy and by the and Quirin Bleuler from Switzerland. The most successful nations were Switzerland, Italy, France and Austria. The complete results can be viewed here.
The past sesason proves yet again the ever-increasing popularity of FIS-CIT races. Approximately 120 FIS-CIT events with more than 13 thousand athletes from over 50 nations took place. Participation in FIS-CIT events plays an important role of preparing young athletes for the future with a well-balanced calendar, local races, extremely good conditions for athletes who are not yet part of a national team, and the development of young athletes.