Ljubljana, 21.11.2016 – The Executive board of Ski Association of Slovenia has today unanimously confirmed that Planica will be the candidate for the 2023 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. After candidacies of 2012, 2014 and 2016, this will be the fourth time Planica is a Candidate for this prestigious event. The decision will be made in Greece on the 2018 FIS Congress.
The new Nordic Center in Planica has hosted many Cross Country, Nordic Combined and Ski jumping events of all categories, from FIS World Cup events, to Continental cups and other important competitions. "We have the knowledge and the experience for organisation of this important international event. The rich sports history and results of Slovenian teams give us an obligation to continue to pursue our goal," was the first comment of the SAS President Mr. Enzo Smrekar.