Siberia always contributes a number
of gifted sportsmen to the Soviet, Russian and international championships. There are
many sport schools, clubs and societies to grow up the new generation of champions.
Thanks to a long winter, ice hockey, speed skating and nordic skiing are very popular in Siberia
and Russia in general. Running and skiing marathons at Baikal has more than 40 year
history. Started as a club event with few participants, marathons now are included in
the program of the annual Siberian Winter Festival, cross country skiing marathon is in the Russia Loppet list.
Every year the number of sportsmen is
increasing, representatives from different regions of Russia and sportsmen from abroad
take part in different marathons, for example INTERNATIONAL LAKE BAIKAL ICE MARATHON.
Such a contest is absolutely unique sport event, where great spirit of competition flies
over the superb nature sites.
- BAIKALSKIY MARATHON 42. 195 M
- INTERNATIONAL LAKE BAIKAL ICE MARATHON
- CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING SUPER MARATHON, 90 KM
- BAIKAL WILD ICE MARATHON 210 KM