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WORLD CUP IN CORTINA IN 2021 : Finally it's done !

Cortina has done it. The Fis Council, meeting in Cancun (MEX), voted positively entrusting Italy Alpine Ski World Cup 2021. World assignment in Cortina d'Ampezzo was announced a few minutes ago by the President of the International Ski Federation (FIS), Gianfranco Kasper.

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After five nominations so, the Fis has evaluated the project prepared by the Foundation Cortina 2021 and the Italian Winter Sports Federation and with unanimity of votes (17 on 17, by a show of hands) officially delivered into the hands of the physis and Ampezzo l ’ organization of the World Championships in February 2021.
The World Cup in Cortina will follow to St. Moritz of 2017 and What Are, in Sweden, of 2019, It will come just a year before the Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Great satisfaction was expressed by all members of the delegation to the Mexican Congress: Flavio Wheels, President of Fisi, He was among the voters as part of the Fis Council, but it was – as traditionally – even the pledge creator of ’ hosting contract, the contract for global that Fis shall submit to the winners. “It is a moment of great joy and that pays us to all the work done over the years and in the past months. I warmly thank the Italian Government, starting by the President of the Council, Matteo Renzi, and the Undersecretary to the Presidency, Luca Lots, We have always supported during the ’ approach to this Conference, as I thank the cones and its President, Giovanni Malagò. I would like to congratulate the Foundation Cortina 2021 and with its President, Riccardo Donadon, for the professionalism and dedication with which they have faced these past few months of application. Important contribution of the Veneto region and President ’ l Luca Zaia, and collaboration with the municipality of Cortina d Ampezzo ’ and the province of Belluno”.






“But this is a victory for all sports and Ampezzo entrepreneurial reality – continued Roda -, they now have a major chance to use to project Cortina towards the future. So how is a victory for sport and not just Italy l ’: We will have a major international event on the Italian mountains and must be l ’ opportunity to raise the country's overall”.

"Cortina has achieved an amazing lens – He said Coni President, Giovanni Malagò -, built with tenacity, skills and passion. The FIS are a rare effectiveness spots to promote the excellence of our country and to certify the credibility and the prominent role covered by sport Italian internationally. This designation recognizes the excellent team work carried out by CONI, FIS, Government and Municipality, using a fruitful synergy that represents the winning pattern to be followed to cap off another fantastic dream, that was Rome 2024. Curtain, before Italian Olympic city of history, could be among other things – once again – the scene of a major event designed to act as a prelude to a new emotion to five circles, like when it passed the torch to the capital for the summer games 1960 After hosting the winter of 1956 "

Overjoyed Riccardo Donadon, which led into port the dream that Cortina grew for many years. “Won our vision – said David – a concrete project that sees the Centre sports and athletes, but that is very focused on young people and on the territory. We have worked closely with the Italian Federation and Fis, satisfying all the requests we have undergone to get a big World. That of 2021 must be a technological and sustainable World, It serves as a driving force for the Italian mountains, for its culture and to revive the tradition of the made in Italy. It is a success that we share with citizens of Cortina and the veneto, and that drives us now to work with greater commitment to shaping the dream that we strongly wanted a reality”.

by Alessandra D'Auria