Programme, Lahti 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

After two years, it is time again: The Lahti 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships are up. Last time the championships were held in Swedish Falun, 2015. This time we turn east to Finland with hopes of snow, gold and good glide beneath the participants’ skis. In this post you will find the schedule for the 2017 Championships, day by day, February 22 – March 5. All times are in Central European Time.

Schedule, 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships


Wednesday, February 22:

15:00: Qualifiers 5 km, women

16:30: Qualifiers 10 km, men

20:00: Opening ceremony

Before the opening ceremony, there are qualifiers for the lowest ranked participants.

Thursday 23 February:

16:00: Qualifiers sprint, women and men,

18:00: Finals sprint, women and men

Saturday, February 25:

13:00: Skiathlon 15 km, women

15:30: Skiathlon 30 km, men

Sunday, February 26:

12:30: Team Sprint semifinals, women and men,

14:30: Team Sprint Finals, women and men

Tuesday, February 28:

14:45 10 km classic, women

Wednesday, March 1:

14:45 15 km classic, men

Thursday, March 2:

16:00: 4 x 5 km relay, women

Friday, March 3:

14:30: 4 x 10 km relay, men

Saturday, March 4th:

15:30: 30 km freestyle, women

Sunday, March 5:

15:30: 50 km freestyle, men

Note that the distance races are run as freestyle races this year instead of classic.