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Sochi 2014 medals continue for Norway. Norway’s athletes earned four medals at Tuesday’s OWG events in Russia. This brings the Scandinavian country’s total to 11 so far. Today’s victories come as welcome news following Monday’s disappointments. Three of today’s medals were won in the Cross-Country Sprint. Ola Vigen Hattestad took gold in the Men’s Final with a time of 3:38.39. Silver and bronze medallists were Sweden’s Teodor Peterson and Emil Jönsson with 3:39.61 (+1.22) and 3:58.13 (+19.74), respectively. Norway’s Anders Gløersen finished 4th with a time of 4:02.05 (+23.66).

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Sochi 2014 medals continue for Norway

Published on Wednesday, 12th February, 2014 at 00:25 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

Norway’s athletes earned four medals at Tuesday’s OWG events in Russia. This brings the Scandinavian country’s total to 11 so far.

Olympic rings at Sochi 2014
Norway leads the OWG medals standings again after Tuesdays wins.Olympic rings at Sochi 2014
Photo: Sochi 2014 Press Office/Flickr


Today’s victories come as welcome news following Monday’s disappointments. Three of today’s medals were won in the Cross-Country Sprint. Ola Vigen Hattestad took gold in the Men’s Final with a time of 3:38.39.

Silver and bronze medallists were Sweden’s Teodor Peterson and Emil Jönsson with 3:39.61 (+1.22) and 3:58.13 (+19.74), respectively. Norway’s Anders Gløersen finished 4th with a time of 4:02.05 (+23.66).

In the Ladies Cross-Country Sprint Final, Maiken Caspersen Falla took gold (2:35.49), and Ingvild Flugstad Østberg finished just 0.38 behind, winning the silver medal.

Slovenia’s Vesna Fabjan took bronze with a time of 2:35.89. In 4th place came Norway’s Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen.

The final medal of the day for Norway came in the Ladies Biathlon Pursuit when Tora Berger won the silver medal with a time of 30:08.03.

Belarus’ Darya Domracheva took gold with a time of 29:30.07, with Teja Gregorin (Slovenia) getting bronze in 30:12.07.

Norway now leads the OWG medals standings once again, with Canada and the Netherlands 2nd and 3rd, respectively.

In the women’s ski jump both Marin Lundby and Line Jahr missed out on medals finishing in 8th and 9th place, respectively.

Helena Olsson Smeby and and Gyda Enger were ten places apart in 14th and 24th place, respectively.

Gold, silver, and bronze went to Carina Vogt (Germany), Danial Iraschko-Stolz (Austria), and France’s Coline Mattel.

The Men’s curling team also achieved another victory, just beating Russia 9-8 in their latest round robin match. Norway has an early start tomorrow, when they face Germany.

In today’s same round robin match, Sweden won against Canada 7-6, and China won against the US 9-4. Listed third was the UK against Germany (7-6).




Published on Wednesday, 12th February, 2014 at 00:25 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

This post has the following tags: sochiolympics, oslo2022, norway, sochi2014, norway.





  
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