St. Moritz (SUI) was elected as the host of the 2017 Alpine World Ski Championships. With 12 votes, it achieved an absolute majority in the first ballot against Are (SWE).
The FIS Council has today elected the Organizers of the FIS World Championships 2016/2017 at the 48th International Ski Congress in Kangwonland, Korea.
Following the final presentations on Tuesday by the nine candidates for the 2016/2017 Championships, the FIS Council has elected the organizers of the 2017 FIS Freestyle & Snowboard, Nordic and Alpine events as well as the 2016 FIS Ski Flying World Championships.
Kulm (AUT) and Sierra Nevada (SPA) were unanimously elected as hosts of the 2016 FIS Ski Flying World Championships and joint FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships 2017, respectively.The Nordic World Ski Championships will be hosted by Lahti (FIN), who took this honor in the 3rd ballot with 12 votes ahead of Planica (SLO).