Johan Olsson and Emil Joensson return to World Cup trails after illness

19 January 2011 07:27

Swedish men's national coach Joakim Abrahamsson, ladies's coach Rikard Grip and sprint coach Arild Monsen selected Sweden's squad for upcoming World Cup weekend in Otepää, Estonia.

World Cup program in Otepää kicks off on Saturday with 10 km Classic for ladies and 15 km Classic for men. Sprint Classic will continue on Sunday. Johan Olsson is back in World Cup trails after illness, which forced him to withdrew from Tour de Ski after sprint stage in Toblach.

Emil Joensson also returns to Sprint World Cup after having missed sprint World Cup weekend in Liberec. Youngster Jennie Oeberg impressed last weekend in Liberec with 6th best qualifying time and claimed 9th place in the sprint classic and 6th place in the team sprint. Oeberg is entered for Otepää as a reserve for 10 km Classic but will be on the start of Sunday's sprint. Swedish coaches selected following athletes.

Ladies 10 km Classic

Mia Eriksson, IFK Tärendö
Anna Haag, IFK Mora SK
Britta Johansson-Norgren, Sollefteå SK
Charlotte Kalla, IFK Tärendö
Sara Lindborg, Östersunds SK
Maria Rydqvist, Östersunds SK
Reserv: Jennie Öberg

Men 15 km Classic

Marcus Hellner, Gellivare Skidallians
Fredrik Jonsson, Hudiksvalls IF
Mats Larsson, Åsarna I
Johan Olsson, Åsarna IK
Daniel Richardsson, Hudiksvalls IF
Anders Södergren, Östersunds SK

Sprint Classic Ladies

Lina Andersson, Piteå Elit
Hanna Brodin, Åsarna IK
Ida Ingemarsdotter, Åsarna IK
Hanna Falk, Ulricehamns IF
Britta Johansson-Norgren, Sollefteå SK
Jennie Öberg, Piteå Elit
Reserv: Mia Eriksson

Sprint Classic Men

Robin Bryntesson, Sollefteå SK
Calle Halfvarsson, IFK Mora SK
Patrik Johansson, IFK Skövde SK
Emil Jönsson, Årsunda IK
Mats Larsson, Åsarna IK
Jesper Modin, Piteå Elit
Teodor Peterson, Åsarna IK