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Rybinsk Field Strength And The Resurgent US Women

Two topics today. Rybinsk Field Strength I’m including the Moscow sprints here, but generally these races are notorious for low attendance. They require some of the most travel for many of the Europeans and they are often scheduled very near the Scandinavian nation’s national championships. Did this year’s races attract a stronger or weaker field […]

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Race Snapshot: Rybinsk Pursuit

Yes, I refuse to call them ‘skiathlons’.

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Race Snapshot: Rybinsk 10/15k Mass Start

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Rybinsk: Sprint Recap

I only have the raw result this time around, so nothing fancy. Instead, we’ll just pick out some people who looked like they had some unusually good races again. There’s a lot less to say here, since it’s a lot harder to measure sprinting performance in ways that account for the strength of the field. […]

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Rybinsk: Pursuit Recap

A bit delayed, since I spent a goodly portion of Saturday running, and most of the entire weekend without internet. With the small fields it can be a little tough to interpret results from these events, to be sure. Particularly when the distance race was a pursuit, which often lead to artificially low FIS points […]

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Rybinsk: Attendance

I feel like a grade school teacher, checking off names and such, but let’s see how many folks actually showed up in Rybinsk compared to past years: I’ve plotted the number of racers and nations present in the sprint and distance events in Rybinsk, along with the corresponding averages for all other World Cup events […]

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Race Snapshot: Rybinsk Freestyle Sprint

Better late than never, I suppose. As you might expect from the Rybinsk events, a lot of people ended up doing better than they usually do. The few exceptions seemed to be John Kristian Dahl, Natalia Korosteleva and Aino-Kaisa Saarinen, although I’m not sure how close to top form Saarinen is at the moment.

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