Russia will represent athletes in one more category
During the World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup final "Sakhalin-2021" Russia will represent athletes in one more category is the federation of athletes with a lesion of the musculoskeletal system. After the “Sakhalin 2020 World Cup”, Alexander Alyabyev, Alexey Bugaev, Varvara Voronchikhina, Alexey Mikushin and Anastasia Khorosheva will come back to Sakhalin.
This year the team also included Taisiya For’yash and Sergei Alexandrov. Taisiya is a two-time medalist of the Russian Para Alpine Skiing Championship, which was held in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in February 2020. Sergey is a para alpine skier who performs on prosthetics. The athlete represented Russia at the 2018 Paralympics. In addition, the opening skiers – Daria Ishchenko and Ivan Vasiliev - will also come to the island.
Recall that the world Para Alpine Skiing World Cup is scheduled in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk from February 21st to March 8th this year. It will be held on the slopes of the ski resort “Gorny vozdukh”.