After the rainy second leg of the WIC in Rennes elite skaters come back to France - this time to Dijon, the heart of Burgundy
On this Sunday afternoon (12th), the world’s top skaters from 13 nations will compete for valuable WORLD INLINE CUP points on the traditional course in the heart of Dijon.
Here, the Top 3 of the last race in Rennes will meet again: Bart Swings (BEL) from the Powerslide Matter World Team, who after two victories in Incheon (Korea) and Rennes (France) currently leads the overall WIC ranking, will race against Ewen Fernandez (FRA) from the EOSkates World Team and Mexican skater Mike Paez. In the women’s race Katharina Rumpus (GER) also from the Powerslide Matter World Team, who came in second in Rennes, will try to take over the lead in the ranking.
Further top-skaters like Peter Michael (NZL), Livio Wenger (SUI) and Felix Rijhnen (GER) from the Powerslide Matter World Team will race against the X-Tech Team with Jakob Ulreich and Christian Kromoser from Austria and Elton de Souza (FRA) and Nejc Mavsar (SLO) as well as the EOSkates World Team with Frenchmen Nolan Beddiaf and Guillaume de Mallevoue. Athletes from Poland, Ukraine, Estonia and Denmark will add to the top class-starting field.
Watch the WORLD INLINE CUP in Dijon – Live Stream this Sunday
Those interested in the Inline Sport who cannot be on site can follow the skating event on the WIC homepage. Start of Dijon’s WORLD INLINE CUP race will be at 3.45 pm.
WIC Calendar 2016
The next stage of the WORLD INLINE CUP will take the international skating elite to the Czech Republic. On Saturday, June 18th, the city of Ostrava will host the fourth WIC race of the season. The WIC Season 2016 will culminate in the combined finals of the WORLD INLINE CUP and GERMAN INLINE CUP on 24th September in Berlin.