Between 12 and 19 February in the surroundings of Dospat lake, round the reservoirs ‘Shiroka Poliyana' and ‘Beglika' will gather the best competitors in ski orientation to take part in World Cup Championship for Ski Orientation.
The competitions will be in 4 categories: sprint, long destination, average destination and baton.
Over 300 sportsmen from 18 countries have already signed for the competition.
Bulgarian orientators are 18 in all age groups, as some countries as Russia, Sweden and Finland send full teams of 42 people.
Bulgaria hosts championships in ski orientation for the third time - in 2001 Dospat again became center of a round of World Cup and in 2002 World Championship occurred in Borovets resort.
by Kristalina Ilieva