Karlsson and Amundsen Junior World Champions in Skiathlon

Frida Karlsson of Sweden and Norway's Harald Oestberg Amundsen won junior skiathlon competitions on the day 5 of the FIS JWSC in Goms, SUI.

Despite the heavy snowfall Sweden's Frida Karlsson took the lead right after the start and the whole competition. After the ski exchange Karlsson was able to speed up and left Norwegian Lone Johansen in second place and USA's  Hailey Swirbul in the 3rd place. 

1. KARLSSON Frida 1999 SWE 32:55.7 
2. JOHANSEN Lone 1998 NOR +35.5 
3.SWIRBUL Hailey 1998 USA +36.2 
4. PIIPPO Eveliina 1998 FIN +50.1 
5.HAVLICKOVA Barbora 2000 CZE +53.1

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Norwegian podium in the men's race

Norwegian skiers dominated the men's skiathlon with Harald Amundsen Oestberg winning gold, Jon Rolf Hope Skamo taking silver and  Joergen Lippert claiming bronze. 

1. AMUNDSEN Harald Oestberg 1998 NOR 58:45.7
2. HOPE Jon Rolf Skamo 1998 NOR +34.7
3. LIPPERT Joergen 1998 NOR +1:00.1
4. KILIVNYUK Kirill 1998 RUS +1:04.9
5. MOCH Friedrich 2000 GER +1:14.2

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