COGNE (Dagbladet): the Norwegian world cup hopes selected to be above the current sprint in Cogne, there were several strong international names on startlista.
the Race was also an opportunity for the less well-known Norwegian skaters to show up, and after the prologue, it was still the four Norwegian ladies with.
Of those there were, however, only Ane Appelkvist Stenseth who took him on to the semi-finals. A very strong performance of 23-year-old.Slovenian sensation
Appelkvist Stenseth had never taken him to a sprintfinale earlier in his career, but in the semi-final convinced she again, and took themselves all the way to the final after a knallsterk termination of the run.
oh my god, this was insane fun. I don't get it completely even, " says Stenseth to the Newspaper while she sits down on haunches.
After having made a serious attempt to bring in leading Sandra Ringwald in the final, lay Stenseth a period of time on an obvious second place.
Then she got tough on the run. Stiff as a stick, she had to see both Jessica Diggins and Swedish Johanna Hagstrøm sail past, and the change to finish in fourth place.
It was almost, " says Stenseth of the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet, and know that it only boasts four tenths up to the podium.
- It was terribly close, and right now it is a bit sour. But I am very happy, it is the best I've done, but when it is so close, I would like to wish that it went into. I am so stiff in the run-up that it only is as far as I manage to shuffle my feet properly, and then it becomes the sour fourth place, she continues.
It was in front of the slovenian sensations Eva Urevc had shown muscles throughout the day. She was number two in the prologue, and, in the quarterfinals and semifinals she continued to toy with the competition.
Urevc took single on, and went from the other long before the run. In the semi-final she was too strong for Appelkvist Stenseth, but the Norwegian was the best of them that came behind sloveneren. She was thus ready for its first finale.New langrennskomet shocks: - Muscles that Marit Bjørgen Diggins won the
Urevc tried once again to go tough from the start in the final. Sloveneren is among the field's strongest runners, but this time she got it tough.
instead, it was Sandra Ringwald who tried to go from, but Jessica Diggins sneaked past at the end.
I have been much sick in years, but it is important not to lose self-confidence. One must believe in themselves and continue to "push", was her message after the race.the SKI world CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM Thursday 21. February
At 12: 00 noon Prologue sprint: Sprint freestyle women and gentlemen Kl 14.00 Finals: Sprint freestyle women and gentlemenFriday 22. February
At 10: 30 Am Jump storbakke: Combined (HS120 in Innsbruck) At 16.15 Combined cross-country skiing: 10 kmSaturday 23. February
11: 00 Am 15 mile skibytte: Women At 12: 30 pm 30 miles skibytte: Gentlemen At 14.30 Jump Storbakke: GentlemenSunday 24. February
Kl 09.15 semi-finals lagsprint: cross-country Skiing women and gentlemen At 10: 30 Am Jump lagsprint: Combined At 11: 30 Finals lagsprint: Sprint freestyle cross-country skiing women and gentlemen 13.30 Hrs Lagsprint combined 2 x 7.5 km cross-country skiing At 14.45 Lagkonkurranse jump: InnsbruckTuesday, 26. February
13.30 Hrs 10 km classic: Women 16.00 Qualification jump: Womenon Wednesday the 27th. February
Kl 14.00 15 km classic: Gentlemen At 16.15 Jump: WomenThursday, 28. February
11: 00 Am Jump normalbakke: Combined At 13: 00, Relay cross-country skiing: Women, 4x5 km Kl 15.15 Combined cross-country skiing: 10 kmFriday 1. march
Kl 13.15 Relay cross-country skiing, Gentlemen, 4x10 km 16.00 Jumps Gentlemen, normalbakkeSaturday 2. march
11: 00 Am Lagkonkurranse combined: Jump normalbakke At 12.15 30 miles: Women, freestyle At 14.45 Lagkonkurranse combined: cross-country Skiing 4x5 km 16.00 Mixed lagkonkurranse jump: normalbakkeSunday 3. march
At 13: 00, 50 miles: Gentlemen, freestyle
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