Tagged: Cross country

Medal and closing ceremony

The Cross-Country 50 km for men on Sunday is the last competition in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championship 2011. The medal ceremony will take place in the Cross-Country arena immediately after the race...

Oslo: Bjørgen wins first Championship Gold

Norway’s cross-country queen, Marit Bjørgen, captured the first gold medal of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 in Oslo, when she won the women’s 1.3km freestyle sprint on Thursday. ““It’s a fantastic start for me....

World silver for Norway

Norway won World Cup silver medal in the mixed relay in Khanty Mansiysk. Germany won, while Sweden took bronze. Germany finished 1 minute and 24 seconds ahead of Norway. Winning team looked was: Simone...

Norway's Bjørgen takes sprint gold

Norway’s Marit Bjørgen won the Olympic Games women’s sprint classic on Wednesday as World Cup leader Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland took silver. Slovenia’s Petra Madjic, who was suffering from a painful rib injury, claimed...

Bjørgen, Northug win cross-country World Cup sprint

Norway has won the men’s and women’s cross-country World Cup sprints, while American Andrew Newell finished sixth in the men’s race. Petter Northug finished in 4 minutes, 09.9 seconds in the men’s 1-kilometer race...

Cross Country: Steira wins Silver for Norway

  Kristin Størmer Steira (27), from Mo i Rana, secured silver for Norway in the women’s pursuit 7.5 km classic + 7.5 km free race at the Nordic World Championships in Liberec on Saturday Feb. 21....