The official signing ceremony for Ridderrennet China 2010 took place Thursday 29th in Shangri-la Hotel. Ridderrennet China, which is a cross country ski competition for handicapped, will be restarted in 1st January, 2010 during the Vasa week in accordance with the agreement signed by Changchun Municipal Government, the Royal Norwegian Embassy and Jilin Handicapped Federation. Nordic Ways will be the technique co-organizer for the race.
Signing the contract was Changchun Municipal Government representative, Mr. Guan Shusen who is the president of Vasaloppet China as well, the director of Jingyue Economy Development Zone; Mr. Kjell Tormod Pettersen, Minister of the Royal Norwegian Embassy and Mr. Han Junhua Vice President of Jilin Handicapped Federation
Local media were present at the ceremony where afterwards a meeting about deeper cooperation between Jilin Province, Changchun City and Norway took place
Participating in Ridderennet China will be about 100 handicapped from Changchun and Jilin Province. There will also come some handicapped skiers from Norway to visit and take part in the race which will certainly be an as big and interesting event as Vasaloppet China.