Tibetan athletes get good results in Skiing World Cup

The winners of the race are on the podium.

On February 20, in the 2019 Lake Songhua Skiing Mountaineering World Cup held in China, four Tibetan athletes out of five Chinese contestants won excellent results, with Sonam Chodron from southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region taking first place in the women’s champion of individual cross-country race.

Besides, Kelzang Chodron took the third place. Kongqub Sangdain won the second place in the men’s champion and Sangdain Tsewang won the third place.

The competition was the only one of the 2019 Skiing Mountaineering World Cup races held outside of Europe. A total of about 100 contestants from 12 countries and regions such as China, Japan, Austria, Germany, Spain and Russia joined in the race.

It is understood that the event was the highest level skiing competition held in China and Asia.