Cross-Country Women –Team Sprint: Aino-Kaisa Saarinen (FIN) silver medal, Ida Ingemarsdotter (SWE) bronze medal

27/Feb/2014

Cross-Country Women –Team Sprint: Aino-Kaisa Saarinen (FIN) silver medal, Ida Ingemarsdotter (SWE) bronze medal

Riders in this news :  Aino Kaisa SAARINEN  ; Ida INGEMARSDOTTER

19/02/2014
*The run
Norway totally dominated this Team Sprint but behind, Finland showed an interesting race. The skier of the Team Rossignol, Aino-Kaisa Saarinen, confirmed her good shape (5th of the skiathlon, 4th of the Classic 10km) whereas the fight for the 3rd place between Sweden and Germany was tightened. It is Ida Ingemarsdotter from Sweden which takes it finally.
*The quote of the champion
Aino-Kaisa Saarinen (FIN): "This has been an amazing day for our team. We've had such a good atmosphere. Since yesterday we had karaoke and dancing. This was our day - we did a great race. I've shown I can ski my perfect classic and Krista did the most excellent skating ever, she's such a good racer. This. . .was so exciting. I've done many relay races and this was the most exciting race ever. I'm so happy I had these youngsters with me. This team, it's like, amazing."
*The number: 5
Aino-Kaisa Saarinen has won its fifth Olympic medal since 2006 during Team Sprint.

 

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