Bernhard Tritscher of Austria wins men's qualifier in Toblach

05 January 2011 12:38

Austrian Bernhard Tritscher was fastest today in the qualifying for the stage 5 in Toblach, sprint free.

Tritscher edged out Loris Frasnelli of Italy by only +0.30 sec. Sweden's Jesper Modin goes through to the quarter final from the third place. Petter Northug will try to end his bad luck from sprints with bib number 4 as he lost on the Austrian +0.66.

Defending Tour de Ski champion Lukas Bauer was this time not so far from qualifying but ended up on 34th place having lost on Tritscher +6.63. Bauer missed the qualifying time by only 0.16 sec. Tour leader Dario Cologna is through on the 9th spot.

Results and Start List

Men 1.3 km Free Sprint Qualification

Men 1.3 km Free Sprint Start List - Quarter Final