A great finale to the season in Oslo

The Norwegian capital Oslo has added another World Championship to the list of events hosted there. Quadrathlon at Lake Bogstad now takes its place alongside such sports as cross country skiing and biathlon at the famous Holmenkollen site. This was the last race in the 2016 World Cup Series and would decide the silver and bronze places in the overall standings amongst Ferenc Csima (HUN), Leos Rousavy (CZE) and Stefan Teichert (GER). There was also excitement to see how the Norwegian athletes would fare in the competition for the points available. Their nation produces many top cross country skiers but how would they cope with the four quadrathlon disciplines...

Csima leads again at Bergsee Ratscher

Just a week after his victory at Lake Balaton the strong Hungarian Ferenc Csima also won in Germany at Bergsee Ratscher. Along with local heroine, Lisa Teichert, he joins the list of winners after this, the 13th quadrathlon, which take place near to Schleusingen. This traditional end of season event is always something to look forward to for many athletes. The special atmosphere early in the morning - when it is still cold and the mist is rising from the lake -contrasts with the warmth of the organisation team with their relaxed attitude to the competitors...