Tour de Ski, After Stage 2: THREE PODIUMS FOR ROSSIGNOL

28/Dec/2013

Tour de Ski, After Stage 2: THREE PODIUMS FOR ROSSIGNOL

Riders in this news :  Astrid Uhrenholdt JACOBSEN  ; Chris Andre JESPERSEN  ; Federico PELLEGRINO

Stage 1: Oberhof (GER)
Prologue ladies 3.0 km free
Despite very bad conditions, Norway’s Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen has signed her first podium this season with a second place in the Prologue of Tour de Ski. Her last podium was during the Tour de Ski, a third place last year in 3km C in Toblach: “After the first round I felt very fast. I am very happy about my result. The body responded very well. It was a good day. I am thankful for a chance to compete here.
Results
1. Marit Bjørgen (NOR) 6:34.4
2. Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen (NOR) +1.9
3. Sylwia Jaskowiec (POL) +7.0
Prologue men 4.5 km free
Great start for the Team Rossignol in Oberhof for this 8th edition of Tour de Ski. After his second place in Davos 30km, Chris Jespersen has shown that he was fast also on a short distance. The Norwegian takes the third place of the 4,5km free.  “I think I kept the momentum from pre-Christmas. Today I did not open that hard. I was increasing the speed. I’m very happy for the podium result. For the whole Tour I hope to be fighting for a top 3.” Ilia Chernousov is just off the podium in 4th position while Robin Duvillard signs his best career World Cup result with a 5th place.
Results
1. Alex Harvey (CAN) 9:03.4
2. Devon Kershaw (CAN) +4.1
3. Chris Jespersen (NOR) +10.2

Stage 2: Oberhof (GER)

Ladies Sprint 1,5 km free
Nicole Flessel from Rossignol Team ends just off the podium in 4th position.
Results Ladies' Final
1. Hanna Erikson (SWE)
2. Denise Herrmann (GER)
3. Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg (NOR)
4. Nicole Fessel (GER)
5. Marit Bjørgen (NOR)
6. Lucia Anger (GER)

Men Sprint 1,5 km free
Podium for Federico Pellegrino with a second place after a strong final sprint!
Results Men's Final
1. Calle Halfvarsson (SWE)
2. Federico Pellegrino (ITA)
3. Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR)
4. Jen Eriksson (SWE)
5. Josef Wenzl (GER)
6. Petter Northug Jr. (NOR)

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