It simply was a brilliant day on Saturday 29th April in Isafjördur/Iceland where hundreds of cross-country skiers raced 50 km, 25 km and 12,5 km. The weather with blue skies and sunshine set the backdrop of the Wordloppet 2016/17 season ender.
First man to finish the 50 km main race was Petter Northug from Norway in the new record time 02:19:43.5. The second was also from Norway, Runar Skaug Mathisen with 02:19:47.3. Third and first of the Icelandic contestants was Snorri Einarsson at 02:22:16.9.
The fastest woman was Britta Johansson Norgren from Sweden in the time of 02:41:02.5, followed by Caitlin Gregg from the United States. Another US-skier took the third place: Brandy Stewart.
Full results HERE.