Daisy Kudre (Estonia) and Vladislav Kiselev (Neutral athlete) won first gold medals at the 24th World Ski Orienteering Championships in Kääriku, Otepää, Estonia.
Both athletes were 17 sec. faster than their closest rivals in Sprint race.
On 24th February, Estonian Independence day, Daisy Kudre won first ever gold medal for Estonia at the World Ski Orienteering Championships.
Anna Magdalena Olsson (Sweden) finished in a silver medal position, 17 seconds behind a wining time, and Anna Ulvensoen (Norway) was third, 22 seconds behind.
In the men’s class a multiple World Junior Champion Vladislav Kiselev won his first individual gold at senior level. A neutral athlete finished ahead of two Norwegian ski-orienteers – Audun Heimdal and Jorgen Baklid.
Interview with both champions:
Top 6 results
1. Vladislav Kiselev NEU 16:59
2. Audun Heimdal NOR 17:16
3. Jorgen Baklid NOR 17:17
4. Andrey Lamov NEU 17:40
4. Sergey Gorlanov NEU 17:40
6. Bjornar Kvale NOR 17:56
1. Daisy Kudre EST 15:22
2. Anna Magdalena Olsson SWE 15:39
3. Anna Ulvensoen NOR 15:44
4. Alena Trapeznikova NEU 15:45
5. Tatyana Oborina NEU 16:20
6. Evelina Wickbom SWE 16:33
Results, GPS tracking and replay of web-tv broadcast could be found on Live Orienteering here.
Tomorrow the World Ski Orienteering Championships will continue with a Pursuit race. It will be a premiere for this race format in WSOC programme.
The races start at 09:40 (EET, UTC +2) and you could follow them live on Live Orienteering.