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Nordic World Ski Championships in the live ticker: Men's relay team wants to get the first medal in cross-country skiing


The DSV was hoping for a surprise at the women's cross-country relay in Oberstdorf. Ultimately, you had to admit defeat.

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

Ultimately, you had to admit defeat.

  • 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.

  • In the women’s category, Norway won in a dominant way.

    Germany finished fifth.

Update from March 4th, 2:20 p.m.:

So, that's it for the women's cross-country relay.

Tomorrow it will continue in the same place when the gentlemen fight for the precious metal.

Maybe there will be a positive surprise for the Germans.

We'll keep our fingers crossed.

Cross-country World Championships for women in Oberstdorf: The final score











2.15 p.m.:

In the end, the fifth place for the cross-country women is really, really neat.

It's bitter that you sniffed a medal in the meantime.

In the end, the US girls and, surprisingly, the Finns were just too strong.

Meanwhile, the gold for Norway comes as no surprise.

One is almost shocked by the weak performance of the Swedes, who only came in sixth.


... and Finland actually takes bronze surprisingly, because Diggins has to admit defeat in the sprint.

Exuberant joy among the Finnish women.

Victoria Carl finished fifth.

Too bad.


The Norwegians have already crossed the finish line and won gold!

Russia takes silver ...


Now Victoria Carl has to tear something down, Jessy Diggins and the Finns pulled away.

It all comes down to a sprint between the two of them.


Gold and silver are through - so all eyes are on bronze!

It's still 2.5 kilometers.


Is that an exciting battle for bronze!

Carl has a crazy fight with the Finn and the US girl, but has to let a little tear off.

Stay tuned, Vicky!


Now Carl is on track - as third.

Five kilometers to the medal!

Third change:

Norway hands over with a clear lead, Russia follows.

And then Pia Fink will send the German final runner into the race right away - let's go, Victoria Carl!

Run to bronze!


Everything is clear in the front.

Norway will win gold, Russia silver.

And bronze?

USA, Germany or Finland?

Suddenly it's a three-way battle again!

Nordic World Ski Championships: Germany is fighting for bronze in the women's relay


Strong intermediate sprint here from Pia Fink!

The gap to American Rosie Brennen is closed again - everything in the bronze fight!


Norway and Russia are marching in front.

The USA and Germany follow - Pia Fink did not have an ideal start here.

If something is going to happen with the German medal, it has to step on the gas now!

Second change:

Katharina Hennig is now handing over to Pia Fink.

It could be a three-way battle with the USA and Switzerland for bronze.

The tip is already too far away with more than 20 seconds.

2/4: The

Czech Republic is now being swallowed by the field, third place is completely open again!

Germany is currently fighting for third place against the USA, Finland and Switzerland.

Sweden is no longer an issue here, it's a sensation.


Russia is level with Norway in front, the Czech Republic follows eight seconds behind.

And then already Germany!

So currently eleven seconds behind bronze - there is still something going on!


Big surprise: Sweden is way behind here!

The Scandinavians are actually a sure medal candidate.

Maybe a chance for Germany?

As fifth, Hennig is almost 15 seconds behind leader Russia - and 18 ahead of Sweden.

First change:

The first five kilometers are through!

14: 01.8 minutes have run, the Czech Republic is in the lead.

Germany is seventh, 13 seconds behind.

Now Katharina Hennig has to catch up!


Gimmler's problems are getting bigger, the gap is already clear after 3.9 kilometers.

Norway leads ahead of the Czech Republic and Russia, Germany is nine seconds behind the front.

1/4: In the

meantime, Laura Gimmler has taken the lead.

But now the favorites are racing forward: Norway, Sweden, USA, Russia - that's tough competition.

Gimmler has to tear down a little now.


Laura Gimmler is well on the way here.

But of course it's still too early to pick any favorites for the podium.

1.5 kilometers are behind us.

Nordic World Ski Championships: Women's relay in cross-country skiing NOW in the live ticker

1:15 p.m .:

And go!

Laura Gimmler is on track, what can she do against Sweden, Norway, Russia, USA and Co.?

Every runner has to complete five kilometers here; Germany is currently at the forefront here.

But it won't be long before the field clears up a bit.

1:13 p.m.:

15 seasons are about to start.

What's in it for the Germans?

A position in the top six is ​​actually a must.


Almost ten minutes, then the women's relay starts here in cross-country skiing.

We have a sunny eleven degrees in Oberstdorf.

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



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.

Laura Gimmler, Katharina Hennig, Pia Fink and Victoria Carl start for Germany.

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.


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.


Source: merkur

All sports articles on 2021-03-05

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