Sandnes Elite

Information Elite in Sandnes

OBS! All qualification, number of rounds etc is subject to change. There will be an official minute-program published friday morning, and printet at Hotel Residence (also sent by mail). Thursday evening 21:00 at Hotel Residence there will be a captains meeting where infomation will be shared.

 

Program

NB! This is NOT an official program, and is subject to change! Detailed program will be put up at receptionarea and sent out on mail Friday morning.
 
Wednesday 1st of August 2018  
kl.16.45: Official opening of the skifestival BLINK at Ålgård
kl.16.00: Festivities at Lokstallen at Ålgård. Activities for children and concerts from stage
kl.18.00: Start BLINK CLASSICS 60 km, start Ålgård and finish in Sandnes
kl.18.30: Start BLINK CLASSICS 50 km, start Ålgård and finish in Sandnes
kl.18.45: Start BLINK CLASSICS 20 km and 14 km, start Ålgård and finish in Sandnes
                Price ceremony in Sandnes after the race
kl.19.30: Free grill food at Ålgård
kl.21.15: Free concert with CC Cowboys at Ålgård


Thursday 2nd of August 2018  
kl.10.35: 1 km race girls and boys 10 years old and younger
kl.10.35: 2 km race girls and boys 11-16 years old, and women 17-18 years old.
kl.11.50: 7,5 km race Men Junior 17-20 years old and Men exercise
kl.13.50: 7,5 km race Women Elite, Women Junior 17-20 years old, Women Exercisers.
kl.15.20: 7,5 km race Men Elite.
                Price ceremony in Lysebotn after finish

Possibilities for training in Sandnes tracks Thursday night at 21.00-22.00
 
 
Friday 3rd of August 2018  
Kl. 06.30 - 07.00: Training in tracks
Kl. 07.00 - 14.30: Biathlon:                Zeroing & Qualifications Supersprint Juniors.
Kl. 07.00 - 15.00: Cross-country:       Qualifications Sprint Juniors.
Kl. 12.00 - 21.00: Kid Camp:               Rollerskiing and Biathlon activities for children at Ruten.
Kl. 15.00 - 15.50: Zeroing
Kl. 15.00 - 15.30: Training in tracks
Kl. 15.30 - 15.50: Cross-country:       Prolog Men
Kl. 16.00 - 16.50: Biathlon:                Shooting duels Women & Men
Kl. 16.30 - 17.00: Warm up Biathlon Elite
Kl. 17.10 - 18.25: Biathlon:                Qualifications / Prolog Women & Men
Kl. 18.25 - 18.55: Cross-country:      10 km Mass start Women
Kl. 18.55 - 19.35: Biathlon:                Mass start Women
                              Biathlon:                Mass start Men
Kl. 19.35 - 20.15: Cross-country:       15 km Mass start Men
Kl. 20.15:              Price ceremony
Kl. 20.30:              Concert in Vågen with VAMP
 
DJ continuous playing in Vågen after the concert.
 

Saturday 4th of August 2018  
Kl. 07.00 - 08.00: Training in tracks
Kl. 08.45 - 11.55: Biathlon:                Zeroing & Finals Juniors.
Kl. 08.45 - 15.00: Cross-country:       Semifinals and Finals Juniors.
Kl. 11.00 - 12.00: Free lunch for the city, music from the stage.
Kl. 12.00 - 21.00: Kid Camp:               Rollerskiing and Biathlon activities for children at Ruten.
Kl. 15.00 - 16.00: Entertainment from stage for kids and youth
Kl. 15.10 - 15.55: Zeroing and training in tracks
Kl. 16.00 - 16.15: Cross-country:       Prolog Men
Kl. 16.15 - 18.30: Biathlon:                Quarterfinals Super sprint for Women & Men
Kl. 18.30 - 19.20: Cross-country:       Quarterfinals Sprint for Women & Men
Kl. 19.20 - 20.25: Cross-country:       Semifinals Sprint for Women & Men
                              Biathlon:                 Semifinals Supersprint for Women & Men
Kl. 20.25 - 21.00: Cross-country:       Finals Sprint for Women & Men
                              Biathlon:                 Finals Super sprint for Women & Men
Kl. 21.00:              Price ceremony
Kl. 21.30:              After ski party in Vågen with free concerts with Odd Nordstoga with band.
 
 

DISTANCES CROSS COUNTRY 


Blink Classics 60km Wednesday: 

 
No limits on number of contenders. 
The race commity has a will deliver loan-skiis IDT 3 resistance to elite men and junior men 60km.Ladies will use IDT 2 resistance wheels. 
The startlist will be set according to both placement in Visma Ski Classics 2017/18 and FIS ranking.  


Lysebotn Up Thursday: 

 
No limits on number of contenders.  
The race comity has a limited number of loan-skiis. Racers which is poorest ranked on the FIS ranking will have to use own rollerskiis with wheels of 1 resistance or slower. 
The race is an uphillrace in free technique with mass start. 
The race contains athletes from cross country and biathlon. 
The start positions are based on FIS points, IBU World Cup, IBU Cup and Norwegian cup biathlon.  


All round competition Friday:  

 
Women 10 km:  
11 laps / rounds 800 meter 
Sprint prices 3rd , 6th, 9th leg. Finish on 11th (first athlete to cross the finish line) 
Athletes who is caught with 1 leg will be lapped (taken out of the competition) 
Start list is based on FIS distance points  

Men 15 km Friday:  
17 laps / rounds 800 meter 
Sprint prices 3rd, 6th, 9th, 12th and 15th leg. Finish on 17th (first athlete to cross the finish line) 
Athletes who is caught with 1 leg will be lapped (taken out of the competition) 
Start list is based on FIS distance points  
 
Qualification to all round competition/mass start: 
 
Based on the athletes safety max 32 athletes will be allowed to start in the cross country mass start for Men, and max 48 athletes in the mass start for women. 
 
The athletes in the mass start for men will be qualified based on these criteria:  
- The 10 best athletes from the Up-hill race in Lysebotn on Thursday  
- 10 athletes will be selected by using wild cards. These athletes will be selected by a jury with members from the organizers, The Norwegian Ski Federation and NRK 
- The rest will be qualified through the prologue till we reach the maximum of athletes   

If there are more than 40 women attending, it will be arranged a women’s prologue. This decision will be made Thursday 2nd of July.

The following will then be the qualification criteria for the mass start for women
 
- The 20 best athletes from the Up-hill race in Lysebotn on Thursday  
- 10 athletes will be selected by using wild cards. These athletes will be selected by a jury with members from the organizers, The Norwegian Ski Federation and NRK 
- The rest will be qualified through the prologue till we reach the maximum of athletes   


Sprint Saturday:  

 
Women:  
Start list is based on FIS sprint points 
Quarter finals 1 round (800) meter 
Semi finals and final 2 rounds (1600 meters)  
The 2 best from each heat are qualified (+ 2 lucky loosers)

Men:  
Start list is based on FIS sprint points 
Quarter finals, semi finals and final 2 rounds (1600) meter 
The 2 best from each heat are qualified (+ 2 lucky loosers)
 
Qualification to sprint competition:  
 
Based on the FIS rules max 30 athletes will be allowed to start in the cross country sprint competition for men, and up to 35 athletes for women.

These athletes will be qualified based on these criteria:  
- 14 athletes will be selected based on current FIS points. (7athletes with FIS sprint points and 7 athletes with FIS distance points.)  
- Up to 6 athletes will be selected by using wild cards. These athletes will be selected by a jurywith members from the organizers, The Norwegian Ski Federation and NRK  
- The rest will be qualified through the sprint prologue  
 
If there are more than 35 women entered to the competition it will also be arranged a prologue for women as base for the sprint competition women.

The qualification criteria above is the same for women.  
 

All cross country races will be held in free technique (Except Blink Classics)
All athletes have to bring their own helmet (and goggles in Blink Classics) and use this in all races  
The organizer provides roller-skis 

 


BIATHLON 

 

Friday Shooting Duel

 
1. quarterfinal Women
2. quarterfinal Women
3. quarterfinal Women 
4. quarterfinal Women
11 athletes
11 athletes
10 athletes 
10 athletes
6 to semi
6 to semi
6 to semi 
6 to semi
1. quarterfinal Men
2. quarterfinal Men
3. quarterfinal Men
4. quarterfinal Men
5. quarterfinal Men 
11 athletes
11 athletes
11 athletes
11 athletes
11 athletes
7 to semi
7 to semi
7 to semi
7 to semi
7 to semi 
1. semifinal Women
2. semifinal Women
12 athletes
12 athletes
5 to final
5 to final
+ 2 wildcard
1. semifinal Men
2. semifinal Men
3. semifinal Men
12 athletes
12 athletes
11 athletes
3 to final
3 to final
3 to final
+ 3 wildcard
FINAL Women
FINAL Men
12 athletes
12 athletes
1 to superfinal
1 to superfinal
Superfinal 1 Women / 1 Man 2 athletes  
Qualification to Shooting duel: 
 
4 quarterfinals for women, and 5 quarterfinals for men based on: 
- 1 World cup total season 2017/2018 
- Athletes from the Norwegian National Biathlon Team 
- IBU cup total season 2017/2018 
- Norwegian cup total season 2017/2018  
- The number of heats could change due to number of contenders. 
 
 
RULES: 
 
First athletes to shoot clean target (5 hit) and cross the finish line 
You can use as many shoots as you need. You reload with magazines 
All athletes must lay the rifle on the mat after last shot, before they leave the shooting range for crossing the finish line 
Only stand position 
Up to 4 athletes of each sex can get wildcard to the final. This is done together with NSSF and NRK.
 

Mass start Women and Men Friday: 

 
Men: 8 rounds x 800 meter (1 lap first and last round) – , 4 shootings
Women: 5 rounds x 800 meter (1 lap between each shooting) , 4 shootings
Shooting order: prone-prone-stand-stand 
There are only 12 targets on the shooting range, therefore only 12 athletes to start 
7 invited top biathlon athletes + the 5 best from the qualification race are qualified for the Mass start 
Athletes who are caught with 1 leg will be lapped (taken out of the competition) 
There is a short penalty loop by the shooting range  

Qualification to Mass start: 
 
12 athletes to start. 
Up to 7 athletes are qualified in advance based on results from the world championships and world cup season 2017/2018
The last athletes have to qualify through a qualification race Friday afternoon  
The qualification race also give the basis for qualification to the super sprint Saturday! 
 
Qualification race: 
 
5 rounds x 800 meter – 4 km, 2 shootings 
Shooting order: prone-stand 
There is a short penalty loop by the shooting range 
The 5 best athletes are qualified for the Mass start  


Supersprint Saturday: 


Up to 36 women and up to 48 men to start 

The number of heats could change due to number of contenders. 
 
Qualification to Super sprint:  
Athletes from the Norwegian National Biathlon Team 
10 contenders is qualified based on the World cup total season 2017/2018 
The rest is qualified through the results from the prologue Friday 
Up to 3 athletes will be selected by using wild cards. These athletes will be selected by a jury with members from the organizers, The Norwegian Ski Federation and NRK  

Quarterfinal Women:  
5 rounds x 800 meter - 4 km, 4 shootings 
Shooting order: prone-prone-stand-stand 
There is a short penalty loop by the shooting range  

Semifinal and final Women:
3 rounds 2 shootings 
Shooting order: prone-stand 
There is a short penalty loop by the shooting range  
 
 
Quarterfinal Men:  
5 rounds x 800 meter -4 km, 4 shootings 
Shooting order: prone-prone-stand-stand 
There is a short penalty loop by the shooting range  

Semifinal Men:  
3 rounds 2 shootings 
Shooting order: prone-stand 
There is a short penalty loop by the shooting range  

Final Men:  
5 rounds x 800 meter - 4 km, 4 shootings 
Shooting order: prone-prone-stand-stand 
There is a short penalty loop by the shooting range  


All athletes have to bring their own helmet and use this in all races  
The organizer provides roller-skis 

 

Information and contact:  

Please contact Arne Idland for more information: 
Arne Idland 
Chief of competition 
Telephone: +47 934 36 755 
e-mail: arne.idland@skiskyting.no