Heidi Martensson and Florian Schneider won sprint!

Heidi Mårtensson from Norway became the World Champion! She won the sprint ahead of Nicoline Friberg Klysner from Denmark and Anastasia Denisova from Belarus.

 

“I had a great race today. I knew I was very well physically prepared, so I wanted to concentrate not to make any mistake. I must say I succeeded despite of making a small mistake on my way to the second last control. I am so happy to become the World Champion,” said Heidi Mårtensson after getting to know that she just won the gold.

best women

1st - Heidi Mårtensson (NOR), 2nd - Nicoline Friberg Klysner (DEN), 3rd - Anastasia Denisova (BLR)

 

The best man at the sprint race is Florian Schneider from Switzerland. Silver medal goes to the Czech Republic thanks to Michal Hubáček. Tim Robertson from New Zealand won the bronze medal.

“I didn`t start today`s race so fast, as I didn`t want to repeat my mistake from the middle distance. I made a small mistake on my way to the fourth control, but after that everything went well and I am very happy now,” Florian Schneider said just after crossing the finish line.

best men

1st - Florian Schneider (SUI), 2nd - Michal Hubáček (CZE), 3rd - Tim Robertson (NZL)

Men: 3,6 km – 21 points

1.

Schneider Florian

SUI

14:35


2.

Hubáček Michal

CZE

14:39

0:04

3.

Robertson Tim

NZL

14:47

0:12

4.

Heggedal Sigur

NOR

14:57

0:22

5.

Meier Christoph

SUI

14:58

0:23

6.

Pedersli Trond Einar

NOR

15:00

0:25

Women: 3 km – 19 points

1.

Mårtensson Heidi

NOR

14:33


2.

Klysner Nicoline Frib

DEN

14:45

0:12

3.

Denisova Anastasia

BLR

14:48

0:15

4.

Savkina Ekaterina

RUS

14:49

0:16

5.

Benjaminsen Andrine

NOR

14:52

0:19

6.

Sandberg Frida

SWE

14:59

0:26

Official results are to be found here.

Some pictures can be found here and more of them will be added soon.