On December 1, Raduga Cluster (69L Eleny Stasovoy St.) hosted the scheduled test event of the Winter Universiade2019, Cross-Country Skiing Russian Cup 1st stage. Frosty and windy weather marked the first day of competitions. The athletes competed for the medals in sprint held in classical technique with a separate start for women and men. At the end of the competitions the awarding ceremony took place. The entrance for spectators was free.