Saturday's race, La Venosta Criterium, at 37 km was a sprint battle on the women's side between Emilie Fleten and Ida Dahl, which Emelie Fleten won by just 7.6 seconds. Team Eksjöhus also got good placements in this competition with Sofie Elebro, Kati Roivas, and Frida Erkers in place 2, 4 and 6.
On the men's side, Andreas Nygaard and Axel Jutterström, Team Eksjöhus, won a good race and were only 2.8 seconds off the podium.
In Sunday's competition in La Venosta, 10 km, Ida Dahl got her revenge and won ahead of Emelie Fleten. Kati Roivas, Team Eksjöhus, had a great race and finished third. On the men's side, Team Eksjöhus' Axel Jutterström had another well-executed race and got his first podium of the season. Herman Paus won.
We especially want to congratulate Kati Roivas and Axel Jutterström for their fine placings, which gives us hope for further fine placings during the competitions in 2024.
The 2023 competitions end with Team Eksjöhus leading the Pro Team competition with 760 points ahead of Team Engcon on 680 points.
The next race is the 62 km 3 Zinnen Ski Marathon in Sexten, Italy on January 13, 2024.
From the Ski Classic blog, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!