Norway Wins Women’s Relay in Ruhpolding

The Norwegian team of Hilde Fenne, Ann Kristin Flatland, Synnoeve Solemdal and Tora Berger won today’s Women’s Relay comfortably, using four spare rounds.

The Russian team of two Ekaterinas and two Olgas was second, after a near-perfect performance with only one extra round. Third place went to the Czech Republic team of Veronika Vitkova, Gabriela Soukalova, Kristyna Cerna and Veronika Zvaricova.

The US finished 13th having used 8 spare rounds, and the Canadians were 14th with 9 spare rounds.

Here are the results and the IBU article for the competition.

Tomorrow is the Men’s Relay (start list), beginning at 12:30 Eastern, 9:30 Pacific. The U.S. starts in the front row in bib 10, while Canada is wearing bib 24.

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