2017-01-1617:35 Mona Lisa Skipnes

Borders have been crossed several times over the years during cycling events in the region. The Barents region has many active road cyclists and the sport is continuing to grow in popularity, largely due to the establishment of the Arctic Race of Norway, which has generated even more interest in the sport.

27 athletes is participating in Barents Games. Different competitions is suggested: short rollup 2 km – uphill, time trial 10-20 km, grouprace 90 km max.


When Barents Winter Games takes place in Luleå 16-18 March 2018, more than 1000 young athletes from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Russia will compete in 15 different sports, including three parasports.