Ebba Andersson continues to impress. After a strong season – with stafettguldet in the world CUP in Seefeld as a highlight – was 21-year-old for a superior effort over three miles in the world ski CHAMPIONSHIPS in Gällivare.
Andersson was 2.06 minutes faster than runner-up Charlotte Kalla. Jonna Sundling was third, 3.19 minutes behind gold medalist.
"I was expecting a pretty tight race today," says Ebba Andersson, who after two straight SM-silver at the abutment to the end of their gold, to Expressen.I thought that I could keep a fast and steady pace throughout the race and can handle it, then it can go quickly to the end of the year.
, whose world CUP debut in Austria led to three medals, one of each denomination – went only five miles before she was forced to cancel the contest. The gastrointestinal and back problems have been the cause, according to the newspaper.
Men's femmil became all the more smoother and exciting.
was only 5.4 seconds ahead of Simon Lageson.
" Damn what a hassle it was. It was a battle all the way, " he says to Expressen.
the 41-year-old Anders Södergren, who ended four years ago, was sixth, 1.53,9 minutes after Häggström.