Norwegian women take gold in 4x5km relay

Norway’s women won gold in the 4x5km relay event at the Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 in Oslo on Thursday.

Norways gold medal-winning relay team.

Norway's gold medal-winning relay team. Photo: Marit Bjørgen

Sweden finished in second place, and  Finland came in third.

Vibeke Skofterud, Therese Johaug, Kristin Størmer Steira and Marit Bjørgen raced for Norway.  Bjørgen broke the finish  line 35 seconds ahead of the Swedes.

Source: Norway Post and NRK

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