World Cup final: double victory for Sweden in the Middle distance

Posted on | March 7, 2018 | Category: Arena, News, SkiO

The Swedish athletes dominated the Middle distance race at the IOF Ski Orienteering World Cup final in Craftsbury, Vermont, United States of America.

Tove Alexandersson and Erik Rost were fastest today on the icy tracks around the Craftsbury Outdoor Center.

Alexandersson finished 11 seconds ahead of another Swede Magdalena Olsson and 1 minute 27 seconds in front of the Russian Tatyana Oborina.

In the men’s class the runner-up Linus Rapp finished 35 seconds behind the winning time, and Jørgen Madslien, Norway was 3rd, 58 seconds behind.

Results

Women

1.       Tove Alexandersson SWE 46:08

2.       Magdalena Olsson SWE 46:19 (+0:11)

3.       Tatyana Oborina RUS 47:35 (+1:27)

4.       Evelina Wickbom SWE 49:05 (+2:57)

5.       Linda Lindkvist SWE 49:33 (+3:25)

6.       Salla Koskela FIN 49:36 (+3:28)

Men

1.       Erik Rost SWE 45:00

2.       Linus Rapp SWE 45:35 (+0:35)

3.       Jørgen Madslien NOR 45:58 (+0:58)

4.       Jakub Skoda CZE 46:18 (+1:18)

5.       Erik Blomgren SWE 46:21 (+1:21)

6.       Andrey Lamov RUS 46:33 (+1:33)

The World Cup final will continue on Friday with a Long distance race.

Pictures.

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