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France will host the 2023 Alpine World Ski Championships

Patrick Thorne

17 May 18

The International Ski Federation has selected the resorts of Courchevel and Méribel in France to host the 2023 Alpine World Ski Championships.

At their international congress in Costa Navarino, Greece, the FIS chose the French bid ahead of a competing bid entered by Saalbach Hinterglemm in Austria.

Courchevel-Méribel 2023

Courchevel-Méribel 2023… c'est fait !On est les plus heureux du monde 😊[ #Courchevel ]_____Courchevel and Meribel was chosen to host the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2023

Posted by Courchevel Officiel on Thursday, 17 May 2018

 

“Courchevel Méribel 2023’s success is the fruit of meticulous preparation by the French Ski Federation and the Olympic resorts of Courchevel and Meriobel, and recognition of their ability to work together effectively to achieve a shared goal. As a result, we are confident the 2023 Alpine World Ski Championships will be a great sporting and popular success that embodies in every way the bid’s slogan: “Together for 2023,” a Courchevel Méribel 2023 statement reads, continuing,

“Hosting the 2023 Alpine World Ski Championships is an opportunity to unite an entire country around skiing, to offer the public a unique event capable of generating a passion for skiing, especially among the younger generations, and to promote France’s mountain areas and mountain resorts.”

Picture: The victorious France’s candidacy team Courchevel Méribel 2023 gathered around Michel VION, the President of the FRENCH SKI FEDERATION with the Mayors of both resorts hosting the World ski Championships: Thierry MONIN (Méribel) and Philippe MUGNIER (Courchevel). Photo : Agence ZOOM