Tagged: Petter Northug

Tour de Ski: Northug second

Tour de Ski and World Cup leader, Norway’s Petter Northug had to settle for second place in the 20km mass start victory in Val di Fiemme on Saturday. Czech skier Lukas Bauer won, with Germany’s Axel...

Northug hammers home Tour de Ski bid

Norway’s Petter Northug clinched the first stage of the Tour de Ski on Jan. 2, adding to his prologue victory on New Year’s Day in the event which forms part of the World Cup....

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...

Bjørndalen elected Biathlon Athlete of the year

  OSLO, May 18, 2009 – AIPS Nordic Ski and Biathlon Commission announce Best Press Facilities and Stars of 2009. 35-year-old Ole Einar Bjørndalen outclassed 20-year-old star of the future Gregor Schlierenzauer with 182 votes to...

Norway makes clean sweep at nordic skiing World Cup

STOCKHOLM, March 19 (Xinhua) — Norway took a clean sweep of the men’s classic sprint in a nordic skiing World Cup event here on Wednesday. Johan Kjølstad led his country’s charge in two minutes...

Hattestad wins World Cup cross-country sprint race

Ola Vigen Hattestad won a men’s classic sprint for his sixth World Cup victory of the season in Trondheim on March 11. Hattestad leads the World Sprint Cup overall standing with 760 points, ahead...

Petter Northug wins World Cup sprints

Three-time world champion Petter Northug from Norway and Slovenian Petra Majdic on Saturday won the World Cup sprint events in Lahti, Finland. Northug beat compatriot Ola Vigen Hattestad and Russian Nikolay Morilov into second...

Northug star at world cross-country ski event

The third gold medal for Petter Northug (23) at 2009 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Liberec came in the final event on March 1; the 50 km mass start race in the free technique. He finished...