The first weekend of competition at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019 in Seefeld is over. More than 200,000 fans were on hand to cheer on the 717 athletes competing. We have put together a collection of the most important moments and impressive photos from the opening weekend.
Opening of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019 in Seefeld.
Thousands of fans watched the ski jumping competition.
Fans from Norway.
The coveted trophies.
First day of competition at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019 in Seefeld.
Team Germany on their way to the start.
Fans of ski jumper Stefan Kraft were in a creative mood.
Exhausted athletes during qualifying for the women’s race.
The women’s team from Italy complete their warm-up.
The art of ski jumping – one of the side events at the World Championships 2019.
The Bergisel ski jumping hill in Innsbruck hosted the ski jumping competitions.
World Championships fever in Tirol.
Final of the men’s sprint in Seefeld.
Nordic combined athlete Franz Josef Rehrl claims Team Austria’s first podium place. His bronze medal was cause for much celebration.
Exhausted athletes at the end of the men’s sprint.
The women’s sprint was decided by a matter of millimetres.
Fans from around the world cheer on the athletes.
A passionate fan from Italy.
Joy for the ski jumpers.