Cross-country news - 29/1/7
British cross-country skiers prepare for youth Olympics

GB will be sending a cross-country ski team to the Youth Olympics in Spain this year. There will be 6 cross-country skiers, out of a total British contingent of 21.

The young skiers are off to a good start this year, with some impressive results already recorded at the Norwegian youth championships in Lillehammer at the beginning of January, and more recently the British Championships in Ruhpolding.

The cross-country skiers are named as the following -

Simon Platt (Lakeland Cross Country Ski Club)
Simon Spencer (Wessex Biathlon & Nordic Ski Club)
Sarah Young (Huntly Nordic Ski Club)
Fiona Hughes (Yorkshire Dales Cross Country Ski Club)
Andrew Musgrave (Huntly Nordic Ski Club)
Alex Standen (Huntly Nordic Ski Club)

You can see the skiers' profiles at -