Swimming, cycling and running during summer time are the best sports referring to the view of
the preemptive medicine. During winter time it’s cross country skiing without any doubts. Therefore
the International Medical Triathlon Association (IMTA) has decided to organize not only the international triathlon and duathlon competition, but also a cross country skiing World championship for physicians and pharmacists.
Eligible for the championship class are all kinds of physicians, pharmacists, veterinarians and dentists.Students of one of these branches compete in the student category, without ranking for the championship. Students will compete in a separate category. Part of this event is a symposium focused on endurance sports.
The 22 cross country skiing world championship of physicians and pharmacists is part of the 45 ]edition of the König Ludwig cross country skiing competition. On February 04 , 2018, 23km freestyle technique, will start at 9.00 a.m., and on Sunday 8 February, 2018, 50km classic technique will start at 9.00 a.m. Start on both days is in Ettal.
The symposium will take place on Febraury 03, 2018, followed by the awarding ceremony for the 23 km race starting at 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. in the Hotel ‘Am Kofel’ in Oberammergau.
The awarding ceremony for the 50 km race will take place on February 4, 2017 at 3.00 p.m. in the
Hotel ‘Am Kofel’ in Oberammergau. The Hotel is situated in a walking distance from the finish line.
Registration fee for the 50 km race
- submitted by 2017-12-31 is € 65,00.
- after January 1st 2018 is € 75,00.
Age grouping in the championship league is five year wise, in the students group with no
championship ranking and no further classification.
The registration fee for the 23 km race
- submitted by 2017-12-31 is € 45,00
- rom 2018-01-01 is € 55,00
The registration fee for both races is € 90,00 if submitted by 2017 12-31.
All participants are considered also in the ranking of the 45. König Ludwig Lauf (following the age grouping).