Cross-Country: the summary of the season

Mar 24, 2013

Cross-Country: the summary of the season

Riders in this news :  Eldar RØNNING  ; Ida INGEMARSDOTTER  ; Nikita KRIUKOV


It’s a very nice season for the Team Rossignol in Cross Country with 36 podiums (individual and team) in World Cup. The victory of Alexander Legkov during the Tour de Ski, the two gold medals of Nikita Kriukov in Val di Fiemme World Championships and the places of honour of Ida Ingemarsdotter, relive all the best moments of this winter!

*Legkov, man of the year
At 29 years-old, Alexander Legkov has won this season his first Tour de Ski ahead of Dario Cologna (SUI) and Maxim Vylegzhanin (RUS). The Russian of the Team Rossignol has realized a huge performance. He counts also 5 podiums in World Cup including a mythic victory in Oslo’s 50km. In Val di Fiemme World Championships, he has taken a bronze medal in men relay. His exceptional engagement had been rewarded by the small crystal globe of sprint and the second place of the overall World Cup standing behind Petter Northug (NOR) and ahead of Dario Cologna (SUI).

*Good World Championships
7 medals including 3 titles of World Champion, Team Rossignol has honoured Val di Fiemme World Championships in Italia. Nikita Kriukov (RUS) became Sprint Classic World Champion and with his teammate Alexey Petukhov he has taken gold in the Team Sprint. The Russian finishes third of the overall World Cup standing behind Emil Joensson et Peter Northug.

Eldar Roenning (NOR) has win the gold in the men relay with Norway. He ends well the season signing a victory in the 15km C in Falun.

For the ladies, Ida Ingemarsdotter comes back in Sweden with three silver medals in Sprint, Team Sprint and in women relay.

Rossignol congratulates its athletes for these results and wishes them a nice summer season and a good preparation for Sochi 2014.

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