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An Unusual 15km Freestyle

Yesterday’s men’s 15km freestyle interval start race featured one of the most split fields we’ve seen in that event in a long time. The top three, Northug, Olsson and Gjerdalen had modest gaps between them, but then there was just over 30 seconds back to 4th place. How big was this gap between the podium […]

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Sweden’s Men’s Sprinting

Just a quick note (no graphs) with some historical perspective on the Swedish men’s performance in yesterday’s sprint race. It was somewhat of a surprise seeing Marcus Hellner win, and indeed the Swedes put three (Hellner, J├Ânsson and Modin) all in the top 5. As far as I can tell, the last time the Swedish […]

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