Lake St. Moritz

Lej da San Murezzan
Lake St. Moritz (German: St. Moritzersee, Romansh: Lej da San Murezzan) is a lake at St. Moritz, Switzerland.wikipedia
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St. Moritz

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Lake St. Moritz (German: St. Moritzersee, Romansh: Lej da San Murezzan) is a lake at St. Moritz, Switzerland. The sport has evolved since the first race in 1906; the race as held on the road from St. Moritz to Champfer and as won by the President of Alpina Ski Club Philip Mark and his horse Blitz (German for lightning).
St. Moritz lies on the southern slopes of the Albula Alps below the Piz Nair (3,056 m) overlooking the flat and wide glaciated valley of the Upper Engadine and eponymous lake: Lake St. Moritz.

Engadin

Upper EngadineOberengadinEngadine valley
With a surface of 0.78 km², it is smaller than the main lakes of the Upper Engadin valley (Lake Sils, Lake Silvaplana).
The Upper Engadine (Engiadin' Ota, Oberengadin) begins at the Maloja mountain pass (1815 m) in the southwest with a subsequent chain of lakes running southwest-northeast: Lej da Segl (Lake Sils, Silsersee), Lej da Silvaplauna (Lake Silvaplana, Silvaplanersee), both famous for windsurfing, and Lej da San Murezzan (1768 m; Lake St. Moritz, St. Moritzersee).

Lake

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Lake St. Moritz (German: St. Moritzersee, Romansh: Lej da San Murezzan) is a lake at St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Switzerland

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Lake St. Moritz (German: St. Moritzersee, Romansh: Lej da San Murezzan) is a lake at St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Lake Sils

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With a surface of 0.78 km², it is smaller than the main lakes of the Upper Engadin valley (Lake Sils, Lake Silvaplana).

Lake Silvaplana

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With a surface of 0.78 km², it is smaller than the main lakes of the Upper Engadin valley (Lake Sils, Lake Silvaplana).

Polo

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Compared to polo played in the summer, a slightly larger and lighter red ball is used that is easily visible in the snow.

Horse racing

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For three weekends every February, horse races are held on the frozen lake.

Skijoring

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This is also the location, where sports enthusiasts invented the sport of skijoring.

Champfèr

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The sport has evolved since the first race in 1906; the race as held on the road from St. Moritz to Champfer and as won by the President of Alpina Ski Club Philip Mark and his horse Blitz (German for lightning).

David Gower

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English cricketer David Gower parked his rental car on the ice in January 1990; overnight it broke through the ice and sank.

Corviglia

Corviglia summit and ski area
It lies on the watershed between the rivers Schlattain (Val Saluver) and the Ovel da la Resgia (ending in Lake St. Moritz), at an elevation of 2486 m. Corviglia is mainly accessible from the town by the St. Moritz–Corviglia funicular, via Chantarella.

Ice cricket

An international ice cricket tournament has been played on Lake St. Moritz since 1988 and now in Estonia every year since 2004.

Speed skating at the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

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Speed skating at the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics will take place at Lake St. Moritz in St. Moritz, Switzerland from 12 to 16 January 2020.

Linda Brava

Linda Lampenius
She has played at the 150th Anniversary Gala Concert of the Queen Silvia Children's Hospital in Sweden, for several children's hospitals in Finland, and on behalf of Unicef during the White Turf celebrations on the frozen Lake St. Moritz in Switzerland.

Lej da Staz

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Close to Lake St. Moritz, it is surrounded by the forest of Staz ("Stazerwald").