From New Zealand to Switzerland: Weekend races recap

05 September 2016 13:13
La Diagonela Summer
La Diagonela Summer -
Markus Schild, nordic-online.ch

Several competitions took place last weekend. Merino Muster in New Zealand, La Diagonela Summer in Switzerland and Olaf Skoglunds Minneløp in Norway. 

Merino Muster, New Zealand

The 22nd edition of Merino Muster took place on 3rd September at Snowfarm, New Zealand. U.S. national team skiers Jessie Diggins and Noah Hoffman topped the podium of the 42 km race. 

Ladies' 42 km Free

1. Jessie Diggins, USA 01:59:12
2. Liz Stephen, USA 01:59:24
3. Rachel Knott, USA 02:25:09
4. Nicole David, AUS 02:29:04
5. Anne Marghrethe Roll, NOR 02:45:20

Men's 42 km Free

1. Noah Hoffman, USA 01:45:08
2. Simi Hamilton, USA 01:45:31
3. Henrik Forsberg, SWE 02:03:33
4. Peter Hanssen. NOR 02:08:14
5. Joshua Mitchell, USA 02:10:24

Full results HERE.

La Diagonela Summer, Switzerland

Katerina Smutna (CZE) and Dario Cologna (SUI) clocked the fastest times in the La Diagonela summer race from Zuoz to Albula Pass. 

 

Ladies 14 km Classic

1. Katerina Smutna, CZE
2. Sandra Schützova, CZE
3. Anastasia Kazakul, RUS

Men 14 km Classic 

1. Dario Cologna, SUI
2. Curdin Perl, SUI
3. Linard Kindschi, SUI

Full results HERE.

Olaf Skoglunds Minneløp,  Norway

Anders Moelmen Hoest and Justyna Kowalczyk won the final stage of the World Classic Tour  - Olaf Skoglunds Minneløp from Krageroe to Gautefall, Norway. 

Ladies' 80 km Mass Start Classic

1. KOWALCZYK Justyna, POL 3:47:00.5 
2. BONER Seraina, SUI +4:38.8
3. LINDSTEDT Emilia, SWE +21:44.3
4. BAANGMAN Evelina, SWE +24:35.7
5. SLIND Astrid Oeyre, NOR +1:12:07.4 

Men's 80 km Mass Start Classic

1. HOEST Anders Moelmen, NOR 3:19:10.4 
2. NYGAARD Andreas, NOR +25.9
3. GJERDALEN Tord Asle, NOR+26.3
4. HOELGAARD Stian, NOR  +26.5 
5. ELIASSEN Petter, NOR +26.9