BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The International Ski Federation has chosen Are in Sweden to host the Alpine skiing world championships in 2019.
Are, which last hosted in 2007, was awarded the two-yearly event ahead of Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.
The FIS ruling council also chose Seefeld in Austria from a four-candidate race to host the 2109 Nordic ski championships.
The other contenders were: Obertsdorf in Germany, Almaty in Kazakhstan - which has applied to host the 2022 Winter Olympics - and Planica, Slovenia.
Are also hosted the Alpine worlds in 1954.
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