Von Siebenthal and Cologna won Swiss Nordic Weekend at Andermatt
Dario Cologna and Nathalie von Siebenthal won the traditional Swiss Ski Nordic Weekend at Andermatt. Von Siebenthal moved from from 3rd place to 1st on the final day.
The three-day Swiss Ski test program is traditionally concluded by a tough mountain race. Men have to run 6.5 km and ladies 4.5 km up to the Göschenenalp with 600 and 500 climb.
Nathalie von Siebentahl finished with 1:37 minutes ahead of Lydia Hiernickel and 2:01 minutes ahead of Laurien van der Graaff. Von Siebenthal started the race with a handicap of 65 seconds behind Van der Graaff, who had been the winner of the day on Friday and Saturday on the roller skis.
For the men Dario Cologna successfully defended his overall lead on the final day with the fastest lap time. The four-time Olympic champion, who had previously won the overall rating in 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2015 at the Nordic Weekend, ultimately prevailed with 22 seconds ahead of Jonas Baumann, winner of 2014. Third place went to Livio Bieler (55 seconds back).
Overall results HERE.