The largest ski marathon Finlandia-hiihto cancelled due to lack of snow

Finland’s Largest ski marathon Finlandia-hiihto, which is held since 1974, was first canceled for lack of snow. On Monday evening, announced the organizers. The marathon was supposed to go on the route Lahti — Hollola — Lahti classic and free style February 22-23.

“the Executive Committee of the Finlandia-hiihto on Monday night decided to cancel the event, arguing that weather conditions at present make it impossible for his organization, — noted in the press release, which leads the TV channel “Russia 24″. — Combination of heavy rain and high winds led to the fact that the track was in very poor condition. Weather forecast for the next 10 days shows that the hopes for improvement no.”

In the marathon attended by the Russian skiers. As a rule, the representation of Russia is so great that inferior to the number of athletes claimed just owners — the Finns.