SEEFELD / OSLO (Dagbladet): Mari Eide (29) took a surprising world CHAMPIONSHIP bronze medal in today's sprint. In an interview with NRK after the solid effort, came the feelings.
Owned lost sister Ida Eide (30) abruptly last fall.
- I'm very, very touched. It came some tears when I came in the goal. I'm very, very happy, but also very touched. It is almost not to understand, " says Eide, the Norwegian broadcasting corporation NRK.PODIUM: Stina Nilsson, Maiken Caspersen Falla and Mari Eide. Photo: Bjørn Langsem Show more
She was actually only just over a second from ryke in the prologue earlier in the day. Owned was number 25 - 1,27 seconds from to break out of the 30 best.
I have been very patient and worked hard. It has paid to be patient, have faith in myself and faith that I would succeed. I had not faith in the medal today. I hoped the semi-finals or the top ten, " says Mari Eide.
- I wish Ida was here today with me. I know that she is up there and looking down on me and is very proud of me today. The whole family is here to look at today, we have all had a kjempetøff the fall and tried every day to get meaning in life again. To get a medal here today, there is no one who had thought, " she says tearful.
here was a victory for everyone in the family. I had not managed to do it without them, " says Eide, who also had langrennskjæreste Anders Gløersen.
Maiken Caspersen Falla took gold on the current sprint. The silver went to Sweden and Stina Nilsson.
In tomorrow's took Owned the bronze.< p> She dropped from the world cup-silver