Russia, Sochi. Men’s slalom competition will continue the rich program of the 3rd CISM World Winter Games on February 25. The competition will take place in Rosa Khutor Ski Resort. More than 50 athletes from 17 countries will take part.

There are four participant from Iran. They have never been in Russia and the 3rd CISM World Winter Games give an opportunity to compete with strong opponents here in Russia.

“I’ve started doing Alpine skiing when I was only four, but I have never been in Russia before.” – said Nima Bacha, the leader of the Iranian team. – “We like everything here in Sochi: a very good track, lots of snow, wonderful and friendly atmosphere. Certainly, sport unites. To tell the truth, I know The Russian team not so well, apart from Alexander Khoroshilov. He is in a great shape and he is able to show a very good result”.

Alexey Ovchinnikov, Mikhail Valynkin, Alexander Khoroshilov and Vadim Prikhodchenko will play for the Russian team. The competition will start at 9:30 a.m. The entry is free for spectators.

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