First victory of the season for Eldar Roenning at Otepää (Est) in the 15 km C!

24/Jan/2011

First victory of the season for Eldar Roenning at Otepää (Est) in the 15 km C!

Riders in this news :  Eldar RØNNING

Nikita Kriukov, 3rd of the Sprint C!
Saturday, Norwegian Eldar Roenning celebrated the 6th World Cup victory of his career and his first podium of the season winning the 15 km Classical.
“I' m very happy with my victory. It has very tough race. I had a great feeling since the morning. In Otepää , you have to have excellent skis and I had them today. I felt fast today but Martin (Johnsurd Sundby) started before me and was pushing very hard. I did not know if Maxim started before or after me. I found out when I came to finish. It has great feeling to win.”
Yesterday, this is Russian Nikita Kriukov who brilliantly represented the Rossignol X-Ium products while climbing on the 3rd step of the podium in the Sprint Classical competition.
2nd of the qualifications, the Olympic champion of the discipline, signs also his first podium of the winter!
“I am happy with my third place. I did not have a good season’s start. I did not perform well in Kuusamo. I was also a little sick but in Otepää I made a successful come back and I am happy to be on the podium. I look forward to Oslo. I would like to beat some Norwegian guys in sprint at Holmenkollen”.
 

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