One year left – now we release the tickets!
The big Biathlon happening next year is getting closer and today Wednesday, March 7th at 10 am, the tickets will be released. Exactly one year before the start of IBU World Championships Biathlon in Östersund.
– We aim for 120 000 visitors to the World Championship 2019. With the Swedish teams great performance in South Korea with two gold and two silver biathlon is once again among the top wintersports in Sweden, says Patrik Jemteborn, president in the organization committee.
March 7th 2019 it’s time for the Mixed Relay at the Swedish National Biathlon Arena in Östersund. Followed by an 11 day long Championship where the worlds best biathletes will be gathered. The competitions finishes March 17th with masstart for both men and women.
– Östersund hosted the World Championships in 2008 and that time it ended with a great success with 110 000 visitors. Of course we want the same for 2019. It’s important for us that this will be a Championship for everyone. We have been careful to have tickets in all price ranges so everyone can feel that they can visit us at least one day next year, says Patrik Jemteborn.
The locals living in the region of Jämtland Härjedalen is believed to be the biggest audience, followed by visitors from other parts of Sweden, Norway and Germany.
Se pictures from the local ticket release here: