Before the world cup events in sprint in Lahti, there were two open seats left in the Swedish sprintlagen to the world CUP in Seefeld for a couple of weeks.
the Competitions in Lahti, would determine which of Ida Ingemarsdotter, Evelina Settlin and Hanna Falk, who would trouble the fourth place in the women's sprintlag.
Among the gentlemen, it was between Teodor Peterson, Johan Häggström and Martin Bergström.
Rickard Grip was probably not any especially difficult task to choose who would take the vacant places.
Both Hanna Falk and Teodor Peterson took out on to the semifinals after convincingly winning their quarter finals.
then, When the other competitors have not managed to move on should the thing be done.
Both the Falcon and Peterson then made a great finals and was in the final and fought for finalplatserna.
"I had always wanted to go the final in the day, I gave everything and it was close, but it is not enough," says Hanna Falk to SVT.
" we may well leave to those who decide, but I've given it I've in all cases.
Teodor Peterson was happy with his race.
" today it felt better, it was funny that it said a little better today. To be fighting on the finalplatserna is more fun than to go out in qualifying, " he says.
Maja Dahlqvist among the swedes who managed to advance to the final. The 24-year-old, who got his big international breakthrough this season, won both his quarterfinal and his semifinal and in the final she was all the way in the final and fought for the victory.
Now there was a third place behind the winner, Norwegian Majken Caspersen Falla and american Sophie Caldwell.
Third place was Maja Dahlqvists fifth individual place on the podium on five any open slots in the winter and she seems more and more like a medal hopes when it pulls together for the world CUP in the austrian Seefeld.
" It has gone absolutely crazy good. It's fun, " she says of their season so far.
Falun-Borlänge, sweden, was not satisfied to be third when it pulled up in the spurt.
" I had rather been second in the last turnaround before utförskörningen to be able to win. I'm actually a bit annoyed that I have not won today. I have not been in the past. Now I got a long curve, and could not pass by, she says to SVT.
Even if the last one on Friday, the positive reports on Stina Nilsson skadeläge, so it is still uncertain if this winter sprintsuverän can go to the world CUP.
maybe It opens the door for Ida Ingemarsdotter who looked the most lively out of those who did not succeed.
in Addition to Maja Dahlqvist was 20-year-old Johanna Hagström large Swedish source of enjoyment. In his first world cup competition she won through from the qualifying with the fourth best time, won their quarter-finals, but were knocked out in the semifinals.
Herrfinalen won the winter sovereign, the Norwegian John Kläbo.