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Nordic World Ski Championships: Women's cross-country relay today in the live ticker - German medal sensation?

2021-03-04T11:22:40.039Z

The DSV is hoping for a surprise today in the women's cross-country relay in Oberstdorf. According to the national coach, the podium is "most likely with the teams".



The DSV is hoping for a surprise today in the women's cross-country relay in Oberstdorf.

According to the national coach, the podium is "most likely with the teams".

  • The Nordic World Ski Championships will take place from February 23 to March 7 in Oberstdorf, Bavaria.

  • The women's cross-country relay takes place on March 4th, followed by the men's relay on March 5th.

  • The favorites come from Sweden and Norway, but Germany is not without a chance.

Update from March 4, 12:17 p.m.:

It

starts

in about an hour!

Do the German women cause a sensation in the season?

“We'll most likely fight for medals with the teams.

Because it's about more than individual performances, ”said national coach Peter Schlickenrieder before the World Cup.

We are excited!

Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross-country relay in the live ticker

First report from March 3, 6:12 p.m .:

Oberstdorf - The fifth cross-country decision of the women at the Nordic World Ski Championships is made early on Thursday afternoon in the relay.

In the four-by-five-kilometer competition, the DSV * women take on the role of outsiders again.

The winner will probably be the Scandinavians again.

Nordic World Ski Championships: Norway and Sweden in the role of favorites - will another Johaug show follow?

In the four previous cross-country skiing competitions for women, the Norwegian Therese Johaug has already won the gold medal twice.

In the 10-kilometer freestyle cross-country skiing, Johaug gave second-placed Swede Frida Karlsson no chance, more than 54 seconds behind.

Johaug also won last Saturday's skiathlon with a 30-second lead over Karlsson.

Ragnhild

Haga, Helene Marie Fossesholm and Heidi Weng complete the Norwegian team.

In the classic sprint, the Swede Jonna Sundling was able to convince and won her first medal, followed by second place on last Sunday.

In the freestyle team sprint, Sweden was also able to convince thanks to the duo Jonna Sundling and Maja Dahlqvist, who were just under a second faster than the Swiss women.

Frida Karlsson will probably also be in the squad for the relay race.

Nordic World Ski Championships: National coach Schlickenrieder sees a chance for a medal "most likely with the teams"

The German team's hopes for a podium place are low, but the two runners Victoria Carl and Pia Fink have not done too badly so far.

The goal on Thursday should be to keep the race for third place open to the last runner.

This is how the little sensation could succeed.

Carl finished 14th in the freestyle over 10 kilometers, Fink was 20th.

“We'll most likely fight for medals with the teams.

Because it's about more than individual performances, ”said national coach Peter Schlickenrieder before the World Cup.

Now his team has to prove that they can grow beyond themselves at the tournament in their own country.

(ajr)

Source: merkur

All sports articles on 2021-03-04

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